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Ad Trackers on E-Commerce Sites Can Be Used to Deanonymize Bitcoin Users

Many people assume Bitcoin transactions are anonymous. That is not the case by any means, even though it is possible for users to remain pseudonymous at all times. That being said, initiatives are underway to successfully unmask parties to Bitcoin transactions when needed. It appears a technique is currently deployed on e-commerce websites in the form […]

Bitcoin’s Black Friday Finds its Niche Outside the Mainstream

While momentum for bitcoin as a consumer payment method has waned, Bitcoin Black Friday is still attracting attention from merchants its fifth year on. The event, a bitcoin version of the usually aggressive, post-Thanksgiving shopping spree, started in 2012 as what its founder Jon Holmquist calls “a half-baked idea”. But that impromptu first year has blossomed […]