surveillance

Kraken Reveals 49% Increase in Law Enforcement Investigations

The publication of crypto exchange Kraken’s 2019 Transparency Report has provoked discussion about the scale of government surveillance. According to…

A Bitcoin War Is Brewing Over KYC

Every year, Bitcoin faces a new foe intent on crippling it by undermining the foundations it was built upon. From…

Snowden: US Seizing My Book Revenue is ‘Good for Bitcoin’

Former U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) subcontractor Edward Snowden is being sued by the Department of Justice (DoJ) for his…

Privacy Is a Human Right Worth Fighting For

Privacy is a basic human right. It’s there in Article 12 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: “Freedom from…

Bitcoin’s Survival Depends on an Uncensorable Internet

In an age of unprecedented censorship, surveillance and rampant deplatforming, Bitcoin stands out as a beacon of hope. Its decentralized…

Chainalysis Whistleblower Shares Company Secrets in Explosive AMA

A current or former Chainalysis employee has gone rogue and conducted an AMA on r/Bitcoin in which he disclosed sensitive…

In the Daily: Opera Browser, EY Tax Tool, Elliptic, Cryptopia Exchange

In this edition of The Daily we cover the next step in the crypto strategy of the Opera browser, a…

A Forensic Analysis of Blockchain Surveillance Companies

Blockchain analysis is big business. The U.S. government alone has spent $6 million on transaction mapping tools, while cryptocurrency exchanges…

Coinbase Severs Ties With Hacking Team Members While Data-Sharing Backlash Intensifies

Coinbase has been trending on crypto Twitter all week, but for all the wrong reasons. The #DeleteCoinbase hashtag has circulated…

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