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Are Bitcoins anonymous or tracable? Any changes from "How anonymous are Bitcoin transactions?"? [duplicate]

After the hacking and closing of Mt Gox there has naturally been some talk if there is a way to recover the lost coins. One "expert" commented that this would be a great test of the claim that ...
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Are we anonymous against governments? [duplicate]

If all transactions are public knowledge and coins are identifiable and thus traceable. With the power of subpoena can't a government uncover who bought the coin(s) from an exchange. It might be ...
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How difficult is it to determine the owner of some bitcoins? [duplicate]

When Bitcoin was making the media waves back in 2011, a lot of it focused on the anonymity aspect of bitcoins, the hacks, and the illegal contents of the silk road onion address. From my limited ...
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Blockchain and anonymous data inside the chain [duplicate]

A Blockchain is often said to be a log of all transactions that were ever verified on a network. I understand that therefore a purpose could be to make sure that the records are not altered. If they ...
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If Cryptocurrency offers anonymity, why is it considered by forensic professionals to be the best currency for fighting illicit transactions?

A paper by titled An Analysis of Bitcoin’s Use in Illicit Finance discusses how Cryptocurrency is considered by forensic professionals to be the best currency for fighting illicit transactions. In ...
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Bitcoin Vs Bank

Bitcoins are viewed as an alternative to traditional banking. There isn't a peer to peer passage of bitcoins. Like the banking agency is a mediator between the two people sending and receiving money; ...
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how transactions of an address traced in BTC?

I'm a newbie, here is my understanding of how transactions are made and how we make sure how many BTCs an address own. if I didn't get it wrong, how many BTCs a address owned is confirmed by the whole ...
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How can someone participate in Bitcoin reliably without a bank account? [closed]

If banks are what one wants to escape, as the banking system is corrupt. Therefore seeking an alternative currency, aka Bitcoin. How do you detach your life from the bankers? How is Bitcoin private? ...
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