EARN IT Attacks Online Security & Privacy

EARN IT Attacks Online Security & Privacy

“Make no mistake: the EARN IT Act is a vehicle to undermine end-to-end encryption.” – Elliot Harmon A very important episode on a topic that people need to be aware of. There is a bill in Congress, one of the continuous attempts for the past 25 or so...
Bitcoin, Fungibility, & Limits of Privacy

Bitcoin, Fungibility, & Limits of Privacy

“Keeping the Bitcoin network private can be thought of as an act of unity by Bitcoiners in America to help keep the network useful for Bitcoiners in Venezuela and Hong Kong — indeed, around the world.” – Sasha Hodder & Rafael Yakobi An article...
Paying Yourself for Privacy on Lightning?

Paying Yourself for Privacy on Lightning?

“The Lightning Network is best known for its fast and cheap payments. But the Layer 2 protocol could also offer more privacy than on-chain payments […] the developer thinks that “self-payments” could be an important part of the privacy puzzle.”...
Bitcoin for Self Defense with Max Hillebrand

Bitcoin for Self Defense with Max Hillebrand

Diving down the rabbit hole on the amazing privacy technologies in Bitcoin, what they are, how they can be used, and how it might change our interactions with the Bitcoin timechain in the future. Don’t miss an awesome chat with Max Hillebrand! The many links...
The Case for Electronic Cash

The Case for Electronic Cash

The full audio version of “The Case for Electronic Cash” by Jerry Brito. Abstract Cash is more than a method of payment. It is a fundamental tool for individual privacy and autonomy, and it is necessary for an open society. This paper shows that a cashless...