I'm publishing my work diary following week-by-week all the work I do on bitcoin privacy. https://gist.github.com/chris-belcher/ca5051285c6f8d38693fd127575be44d It may be interesting to anyone who wants to follow how my projects, such as CoinSwap, are going
A new blog post about the gridchain case (see earlier report from OXT Research):
Sci-Hub used to accept donations via "centralized & regulated payment processors such as PayPal." Now it only accepts Bitcoin, presumably to "avoid banking blockades or government seizure"
This 2018 article explores how much bitcoin Sci-Hub has received: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5832410/
Design for a CoinSwap Implementation for Massively Improving Bitcoin Privacy and Fungibility
Alice sends tx A->B but the coins actually end up in Z. Then when normie Carol sends a tx an analyst must deal with possibility that Carol's coins disappeared too
... first bip79++ payjoin (uh probably!) from a Joinmarket wallet:
It gets tagged with UIH, amusingly, but then a lot of transactions probably do.
The rounded amount part is my fault (repeated tries of same amount) 😂
I write code.
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