privacy GDPR surveillance
Online Privacy

GDPR Can’t Stop Behavioral Ads, But These Bitcoin-Friendly...

The GDPR has lofty goals when it comes to protecting consumer privacy. But even if you’re opting out and blocking cookies, you’re still being tracked. According to a group of...

Christina Comben | Jan 28, 2019 | 15:00
Combining the Blockchain and Big Data
Bitcoin

Tumblebit Adds Tor Integration, Nears Completion

Tumblebit, which garnered much hype after its announcement in August 2016, it finally closing in on completion after adding support for the Tor browser. What is Tumblebit? Tumblebit is...

Matthew Hrones | Jul 13, 2017 | 14:30
Uncategorized

Network Engineer Tries to Thwart UK Bill That Plans to Expand...

As the UK parliament is on the precipice of passing a new surveillance bill into law, one British engineer is trying to halt its progress through an anonymizing system that runs on...

Trevor Hill | Aug 13, 2016 | 21:53
Jason Klein
Bitcoin

US District Judge Makes Critical Claims About Tor’s Security

During a hearing in Tacoma, Washington, a US District Court Judge made some critical comments regarding the security of the anonymity software, Tor. Also read: Crooked Silk Road...

Trevor Hill | Aug 08, 2016 | 20:21
Anonymity Riffle
Bitcoin

MIT’s Riffle Aims to Compete with Tor for Spot as Anonymity...

Researchers at MIT have devised a blueprint for a new kind of anonymous network, called Riffle, that they believe will be just as secure as Tor, if not more so. Also read: Do You Make...

Trevor Hill | Jul 15, 2016 | 05:00
Tor Appelbaum
Op-Ed

Tor Woes: Can the Project Survive its Recent Troubles?

It’s been a bleak time for Tor in recent months. Now, with rape accusations against developer Jacob Appelbaum, it is becoming uncertain whether or not the project will be able to...

Tyson O'Ham | Jun 09, 2016 | 18:03
Bitcoinist_Literary Magazine
Breaking News

The Torist Is A Literary Magazine Hosted On The Deep Web

A new online magazine called The Torist has surfaced, and it wants to rectify some of the most common misconceptions regarding the deep web. Very few people are aware over half the...

Jp Buntinx | May 23, 2016 | 03:48
OpenBazaar
Breaking News

OpenBazaar’s ‘Ambitious Destination’

The OpenBazaar team has released its roadmap to the public via a Medium blog post and a picture of the company Trello board. The decentralized marketplace had “received a better than...

Jamie Redman | May 10, 2016 | 15:15
Bitcoinist_Tor Hack Malware
Breaking News

FBI Used Invalid Warrant To Infect Tor Website With Malware

Malware is a grave threat to computer users all over the world, and even law enforcement does not shy away from using this technique to hack Tor and obtain sensitive information. But...

Jp Buntinx | Apr 21, 2016 | 04:13
Bitcoinist_Transparency
Breaking News

Bitcoin Mixing Services Were Never Meant to Be A Part of Digital...

Whether or not Bitcoin mixing services will ever be very useful to the Bitcoin ecosystem, remains to be seen for now. Digital currency was never intended to be anonymous, and any...

Jp Buntinx | Feb 03, 2016 | 09:13
Breaking News

Are The FBI and Carnegie Mellon Involved In De-Anonymizing Tor?

About a year ago, an interesting topic was brought to people’s attention when details leaked about Tor not being as secure as people would like it to be. Various aspects of Tor...

Jp Buntinx | Nov 15, 2015 | 05:30
Breaking News

AT&T Phone Unlocking Scheme: Decentralization is the Answer

Wireless giant AT&T is suing three former employees for taking part in an illegal phone unlocking scheme. Marc Sapatin, Nguyen Lam, and Kyran Evans may have to face off against...

Evan Faggart | Sep 19, 2015 | 22:23

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