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The only advantages of doing a coinjoin is that the recipient of your funds cannot see the source of your funds (and the sender of funds to you cannot see your future transactions). If you do a coinjoin with only your funds, any branch they follow along this trail will lead to a source (or destination) of your funds. Every source you include in the coinjoin ...


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The popular privacy coin that I know is Monero. "Monero (XMR) is a private, secure, and untraceable cryptocurrency that was launched April 18th, 2014. With Monero, it is said you are in complete control of your funds and privacy no one else can see anyone else's balances or transactions." Source : https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies/monero/ It is the ...


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The onion routing in Lightning is based on the Sphinx Mix Format described in this paper. The situation is different from Tor We don't have entry and exit nodes in Lightning as all nodes are inside the Network. In Tor a new connection along the path is as easy as creating a TCP socket between the tor routing nodes. In Lightning a payment channel with ...


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The previous answers are better but I want to add results in my research on track address. I must create the graph address of blockchain bitcoin, and with this work, I understand it is very difficult. Example with my transaction I have created this transaction with id 3fc83ee4331f5ff628ffe280b4edd893a6eb3d90ef0803808e33ae4856293359 and I sent the bitcoin ...


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How can [Bitcoin] ...achieve mass usage status as payment method? I suspect much research has been done in this area. Privacy is an important obstacle but not the only one. Motivations and Barriers for End-User Adoption of Bitcoin as Digital Currency. Presthus and O'Malley, 2017 The largest group, the non-users, state that they are awaiting for others ...


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Bitcoins themselves are fungible, and addresses are designed to be for one-time-use only. It really comes down to how you use it, and it is entirely possible to transact using Bitcoin in a private manner. If the user is naive and has poor practices, then it is possible to track their financial history. But if the user is smart and uses best practices (no ...


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Community, what is the current state of privacy related BIPs? CoinJoin related ones: Adam Gibson's SNICKER draft, which permits a simple unidirectional CoinJoin construction. BIP 79, Bustapay, a standard for CoinJoined payments. P2P improvements: BIP 156, Dandelion: routing newly broadcast transactions a few hops before broadcasting. Draft for BIP 324: ...


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