Tag: encryption

Jun 29 2022

We Need To Encrypt The Peer-To-Peer Layer Of Bitcoin For Privacy

By making traffic between network peers encrypted, Bitcoin Improvement Proposal 324 can improve privacy by hiding node locations and other private data.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1231: “BIP 324 would bring encryption to...

May 13 2022

How To Lock And Protect Away Secret Files With GNU Privacy Guard

Users can take advantage of the cryptographic protection offered by GPG to secure files and data that they want to keep well under wraps.In this guide, I will explain the options at your disposal for encrypting files using open- source software on a Linux, Mac, or Windows computer. You can then transport this digital information across distance and time, to yourself or others....

Feb 09 2022

These Basic Privacy Tools Can Help Anyone Avoid Surveillance On The Open Internet

As the resurgence of the EARN IT Act shows, we’re all in need of tools for communicating privately online — particularly Bitcoiners.With the Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies (EARN IT) Act, two U.S. senators have reintroduced a surveillance bill that could have...

Circumventing Surveillance On The Open Internet

As the resurgence of the EARN IT Act shows, we’re all in need of tools for communicating privately online — particularly Bitcoiners.With the Eliminating Abusive and Rampant Neglect of Interactive Technologies (EARN IT) Act, two U.S. senators have reintroduced a surveillance bill that could have...

Oct 13 2021

The Quest For Digital Cash

How Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin project married the concepts of digital cash and digital gold and how pioneering cryptographer Adam Back continues the work of making it a better tool for freedom.One summer day in August 2008, Adam Back got an email from Satoshi Nakamoto.It was the first time Nakamoto had reached out to anyone about a new project that the pseudonymous...

Aug 15 2021

KYC Will Not Protect Us, Bitcoin And Encryption Will

Aug 15 2021 Published at Bitcoin Magazine under tags  aml culture encryption kyc personal data

As regulators attempt to institute KYC and AML rules at the peril of our personal data, Bitcoin and encryption offer salvation.Our world is filled with atrocious threats, crimes and violence. Human trafficking, child abuse, state- sponsored violence, terrorism and a laundry list of other heinous acts require tools to fight back and ultimately reduce their frequency to as close to zero as possible....

Jan 25 2021

We Have Entered the Age of Anonymous Crypto

Jan 25 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  encryption opinion people privacy privacy coins

Spurred by an information crisis and compounding global unrest, privacy has entered public consciousness.

Nov 18 2020

Duality Technologies Launches Platform for Analyzing Big Data While Keeping It Private

Nov 18 2020 Published at CoinDesk under tags  data data analysis encryption privacy tech

The platform is a step forward in practical uses for Homomorphic Encryption, letting multiple actors conduct analysis while keeping the data encrypted.

Nov 17 2020

Balaji Srinivasan, HashKey Back $2M Round in Twitter Privacy Tool Mask Network

Mask Network, the protocol that allows users to send encrypted messages and even cryptocurrencies over Twitter, announced a funding round Tuesday.

Nov 12 2020

Oct 12 2020

Can the US Keep Data Encryption Without Furthering Child Exploitation?: DoJ

The DoJ calls on tech companies to build solutions that protect children without encroaching on personal freedoms.

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