News Darknet markets, prized for their range of wares not commonly found on the clearnet, are back online. For the past three weeks, the most popular DNMs, including Dream and Aero, have been offline due to sustained DDoS attacks. Now, following a lengthy hiatus, the majority of markets are back online. There’s just one problem: with bitcoin transactions sometimes taking
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This week the creator of Hiddenwallet, a Simplified Payment Verification client (SPV) that utilizes the trustless anonymous payment hub Tumblebit revealed the near completion of another project, called N-Tumblebit. Software developer and Tumblebit researcher, Adam Ficsor has added Tor integration to this implementation and says it’s one of the last building blocks for the platform. Also read: Fifty Developers Hack With
An upcoming meeting of the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) is likely to change how law enforcement across the U.S. approaches bitcoin. Right now, the meeting is under the radar, but its fallout could soon make a pivotal debate flare on a state-by-state level. Also Read: Scheduled Scaling Updates for the Bitcoin Network Are Getting Closer To Regulate or Not to Regulate?
This past week the Stratis team launched an alpha version of the Breeze wallet, a platform that aims to leverage the privacy-focused Tumblebit technology. Also read: Breeze Bitcoin Wallet to Deploy Production-Ready Tumblebit Stratis Releases Alpha Version of the Privacy-Focused Breeze Wallet Back in March Bitcoin.com reported on the announcement of Breeze wallet as the Stratis team detailed it would
The IRS intends to lessen the amount of customer data it originally wanted to siphon from Coinbase. Ongoing negotiations between Coinbase and the IRS have yielded concessions on part of the IRS legal team. A trial attorney for the Department of Justice, Amy Matchison, recently said the IRS would narrow their specific data request from Coinbase. Also read: Former Barclays Chief Believes Blockchain