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The beauty of Bitcoin is best reflected in the lack of a canonical narrative that everyone must believe and profess. People coming from all sorts of backgrounds can find

It has been less than two weeks since Litecoin founder Charlie Lee announced the pursuit to add confidential transactions – and it already seems like Bitcoin's little brother is exploring

Qtum (QTUM) is a public blockchain platform that reportedly “leverages the security and simplicity” of Bitcoin’s UTXO (unspent transaction output) protocol. Similar to other cryptocurrency platforms such as Ethereum

Litecoin founder Charlie Lee has been talking about the importance of fungibility for quite some time. Even during his exclusive interview with Crypto Insider, Satoshi Lite has decided to bring up

Implementing some form of “Zero-Knowledge” proofs, based on the zk-SNARKs model pioneered by Zcash, into the Tezos protocol has been on the radar of creator Arthur Breitman since the

One of the biggest misconceptions in the crypto world is that cryptocurrency is anonymous. Sure, there are ways to make most coins or tokens anonymous, but in general, everything

Everyone knows, or should know, that the authorities hate bitcoin for its potential to allow private, anonymous transactions, and try to eliminate privacy. Therefore, there’s a lot of emphasis on privacy-enhanced alternative cryptocurrencies, such as Monero, DASH and Zcash, or future privacy-enhanced versions of bitcoin.

An ideological debate is underway in the world of Bitcoin. From the cypherpunk movement which birthed the anonymous cryptocurrency to present time, with Goldman Sachs endorsing blockchain tech, Putin’s mining operation, and the Whoppercoin – some argue that the message of privacy may have gotten lost. As they say, one internet year is equal to 7 calendar years, but is the evolutionary path Bitcoin is taking really for the best?