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Cryptocurrency World Expo 2018 • March 21-22, 2018

The Berlin Summit is attended by the full gamut of the cryptocurrency sector starting from the biggest exchanges to brokers,…

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Bitcoin-Accepting Merchants’ Cookies Threaten User Anonymity

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Bitcoin-Accepting Merchants’ Cookies Threaten User Anonymity

Researchers at Princeton University have published a paper that highlights the privacy issues of making cryptocurrency payments at online merchants that use browser cookies to collect user data. The paper’s findings suggest that bitcoin users lose much of the digital currency’s anonymity when shopping online. Transactions can be linked to user identities through the very commonplace use of third-party trackers….


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