Why Financial Privacy Is About More Than Using Bitcoin to Buy Drugs on the Internet

Why Financial Privacy Is About More Than Using Bitcoin to Buy Drugs on the Internet

When a random person on the street in the United States is asked about bitcoin, he or she will usually respond that it is some sort of internet currency used to buy drugs online — if they’ve heard of it at all. While bitcoin is far from anonymous and private in its current form, the desire for enhanced privacy features is not just about buying drugs from....


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