Privacy Startup Nym Hires Whistleblower Chelsea Manning to Audit Mixnet

Manning has joined privacy startup Nym as a security consultant.

Tech  ·  25 August 2021

Privacy Without DeFi Is Boring, DeFi Without Privacy Is Predatory

Developers have traded riches for user privacy. It's time to return crypto to its roots.

Opinion  ·  16 August 2021

Cake Wallet Brings Readable Usernames to Its Crypto Wallets

Unstoppable Domains will let Cake Wallet’s 150,000 users create usernames under the [NAME].crypto format.

Tech  ·  11 August 2021

Congress’s Misstep on Crypto Reporting Shows the Dangerous Allure of Surveillance

The visceral pushback to Sen. Rob Portman's reporting requirements isn't about avoiding taxes – it's about protecting digital liberties.

Opinion  ·  9 August 2021

Secret Network Adds Private Governance to Its DeFi Project

The practical implications of private DeFi governance may lead to more questions than answers.

Tech  ·  27 July 2021

Bug Found in Decoy Algorithm for Privacy Coin Monero

"This does not reveal anything about addresses or transaction amounts ... This bug persists in the official wallet code today," Monero said.

News  ·  27 July 2021

Bitcoin Privacy Wallet Wasabi Lays Out Roadmap for Version 2.0

Wasabi Wallet 2.0 will introduce privacy enhancement "WabiSabi," a more efficient CoinJoin framework.

Tech  ·  7 July 2021

Gaze Into the Orb to Collect Your Worldcoin

Y Combinator's basic income idea sounds creepy as hell.

Tech  ·  30 June 2021

Why I’m Skeptical of FATF’s ‘Extreme Right Wing’ Watch

The existence of hate organizations should not give grounds for increased financial surveillance.

People  ·  30 June 2021

Brave Launches Privacy-Preserving Search Engine in Beta

It’s the latest addition to the browser’s suite of tracking prevention tools.

Business  ·  22 June 2021

European Central Bank Can Better Protect Digital Payment Privacy, Exec Board Member Says

Privacy in the digital euro is a focal point for Europeans as are concerns of security and interoperability.

News  ·  21 June 2021

Brave Browser’s Next Trick: Privacy-Preserving News Recommendations

The federated learning approach allows users to keep their data on their local device rather than on a centralized server. “Brave Today” is just step one.

Business  ·  10 June 2021

Tor Project Receives $670K From Zcash Open Major Grants for Coding Language Upgrade

The funding will go toward developer salaries as they develop Arti.

Tech  ·  8 June 2021

US Financial Surveillance Agency Wants to Know More About Privacy Tech

The Treasury Dept. agency is asking privacy focused companies to participate in a virtual event aimed at boosting its understanding of privacy tech.

News  ·  27 May 2021

Nym Opens Up Staking in New ‘Finney’ Testnet to Counter Sybil Attacks

The Finney testnet was launched to avoid future Sybil attacks.

Tech  ·  19 May 2021