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Blockchain privacy poisoning: What’s the end game?

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Privacy Cryptocurrency Beam Experiences Blockchain Stoppage

Update (14:04 UTC, Jan. 21 2019): Beam has now announced: “The fix was commited on Github. We will be performing additional testing. We will release the binaries in the coming hours. Thanks for your patience.” Its GutHub page puts the error down to a bug involving “improper block generation upon …

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how immutable blockchain-based life logs could combat them, and the implications for privacy

/> The idea of deep fakes – AI-assisted fake videos – first entered the mainstream around a year ago. After an initial burst of interest, people stopped searching for the term, although the technology behind the idea certainly hasn’t gone away. A couple of weeks ago, a video was circulating …

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New Privacy Oriented Cryptocurrency “Grin” Accused for Wrong Doing

Grin, a new privacy-oriented cryptocurrency and the second implementation of a MimbleWimble blockchain seem to have already surrounded itself with controversy. According to the recent tweet put forward by the Dovey Wan, founding partner of Primitive Ventures, Grin’s trading volume is more than its total supply. Grin volume is a …

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Openbazaar’s New Social Media Platform Aims to Foster Privacy

News On Thursday, during the first day of the North American Bitcoin Conference (TNABC), Openbazaar founder and CEO Brian Hoffman announced a new service called Haven Privacy. The product is a multi-faceted application for Openbazaar’s mobile and full node clients allowing users to chat, shop, and send cryptocurrencies in a …

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How Blockchain Technology is Moving Towards Achieving Data Privacy in Healthcare

Blockchain Technology Moves Towards Achieving Data Privacy In Healthcare The progress of technology has allowed numerous industries around the world to become faster, more accurate, and more efficient, which includes even healthcare organizations. In fact, ever since healthcare organizations adopted digital solutions for maintaining patient and research records, their efficiency …

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Blockchain and Crypto Asset Privacy for Smart Contracts

GLYFF is a decentralized digital platform whose aim is to deliver privacy-preserving smart contracts and transfers of value. This it does by using zero-knowledge cryptography. The platform protects identities, private data, and business intelligence. This translates to a safer future for both companies and individuals. The platform is set to …

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Transparency and Privacy: Empowering People Through Blockchain

Blockchain has already proven its huge influence on the financial world with its first application in the form of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. It might not be long before its impact is felt everywhere. Blockchain is a secure chain of digital records that exist on multiple computers simultaneously so no …

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Transparency and privacy: Empowering people through blockchain

Blockchain technologies can empower people by allowing them more control over their user data. Credit: Shutterstock Blockchain has already proven its huge influence on the financial world with its first application in the form of cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. It might not be long before its impact is felt everywhere. …

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First Grin Block Mined as Mimblewimble Privacy Crypto Goes Live

Grin, a cryptocurrency that leverages the mimblewimble privacy technology, has just gone live on mainnet. Named after the tongue-tying curse in the Harry Potter book series, mimblewimble is a protocol that fuses transactions together such that they are indecipherable – even on a public digital ledger. While it has been in …

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