Tag: mixing

Feb 23 2022

CoinPool: A New Design To Scale Bitcoin And Improve Privacy

CoinPools could enable billions of people to claim ownership of on-chain bitcoin, allowing for Bitcoin to scale while improving privacy in the process.The below is a direct excerpt of Marty's Bent Issue #1167: "A detailed CoinPool design emerges." Sign up for the newsletter...

Jan 15 2022

JoinMarket Lead Adam Gibson Sees A Bright Future For Bitcoin Mixing

Adam Gibson, aka Waxwing, is the lead maintainer for one of Bitcoin’s most prolific CoinJoin projects. And he sees a bright future for transaction privacy.In a recent interview with Adam Gibson, aka Waxwing, lead JoinMarket maintainer and expert on CoinJoining, we talked about the...

Dec 07 2021

A Comprehensive Bitcoin CoinJoin Guide

Everything you need to know about utilizing CoinJoin in your bitcoin transactions.PreliminariesTo understand CoinJoin, it would help to understand UTXOs (unspent transaction outputs) and Bitcoin transactions. You can skip this section if you know enough about these, but it may be valuable to read it anyway.Bitcoin TransactionsIn simple terms, a Bitcoin transaction is made up of inputs and...

Dec 02 2021

JoinMarket Vs. ZeroLink And The Road To Decentralized Bitcoin Privacy Through CoinJoin

While ZeroLink CoinJoin implementations are generally more popular, the JoinMarket project has potential to offer decentralized and truly private Bitcoin mixing.When they hear the word "CoinJoin," the first things that pop into many relatively-new Bitcoiners’ heads are probably the ZeroLink implementations Wasabi Wallet and Samourai Wallet. In the last few years,...

Mar 02 2021

Is Bitcoin Anonymous?

Bitcoin is not entirely anonymous. In reality, it is pseudonymous because each user has a public address that theoretically could be traced back to an IP address or exchange account (and by proxy, an actual identity) through proper network...

Nov 05 2020

Wasabi Wallet 2.0 Announced, Focusing On Privacy Ahead Of Mass Adoption

Wasabi Wallet, a privacy-focused Bitcoin wallet, today announced Wasabi Wallet 2.0. It expects the product to release sometime in the next three to 14 months. Wasabi Wallet is a free and open-source desktop wallet that leverages CoinJoin mixing to obscure transaction history by combining multiple bitcoin payments from multiple parties into single transactions,...

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