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Mar 15 2022

Wasabi Wallet’s CoinJoin Will Not Serve Blacklisted UTXOs. Samourai Responds

The rivalry between Wasabi and Samourai wallets rages on. That shouldn’t be the headline, though. This story is about privacy, censorship, and regulatory pressure. It all started with Wasabi’s simple announcement, “The zkSNACKs coordinator will start refusing certain UTXOs from registering to coinjoins.” Translation: the company that runs the centralized coordinator that organizes CoinJoin transactions will not let tainted...

Nov 14 2021

Taproot Is Live! The Community Reacts To Bitcoin’s First Upgrade Since 2017

Ladies and gentlemen, we live in a Taproot world. The update will enhance Bitcoin’s performance and enable smart contract deployment. Starting today, all transactions in the Bitcoin network look alike, improving privacy. It doesn’t even matter how the market reacts. It’s a great day for Bitcoin and the community is celebrating it as such, sharing information and working on what’s now possible....

Oct 01 2021

The Extraordinary Ramifications Of Bitcoin As Money In El Salvador

Privacy advocates and Salvadorans discuss the rollout of El Salvador’s Bitcoin law, government wallet and more.Watch This Episode On YouTubeListen To This Episode:...

Jun 11 2021

Controversial And Confrontational Talks From The Bitcoin 2021 Conference

This is our final dispatch from the Bitcoin 2021 Conference. We dissected talks from politicians,...

Jun 10 2021

Two Overlooked Talks From The Bitcoin 2021 Conference In Miami

As promised, we’re also covering some of the presentations that don’t have big names associated with them. Powerful ideas about Bitcoin abound in these. In stark contrast from one another, ex-government officials star in the first one, and dangerous anarchists star in the second one. We’re exaggerating, of course. Nevertheless, the point is, the ideas they contain are not that different....

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