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CipherTrace develops Monero-tracing tool to aid US DHS investigations

On Aug 31, 2020
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Cryptocurrency intelligence firm CipherTrace claims a new tool can trace Monero transactions, but skepticism remains.

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On Aug 31, 2020
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CipherTrace has developed tools to trace Monero transactions that will be used by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, but the crypto community remains skeptical https://t.co/pnJpmHx9dn
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CipherTrace develops Monero-tracing tool to aid US DHS investigations

CipherTrace develops Monero-tracing tool to aid US DHS investigations

Cryptocurrency intelligence firm CipherTrace claims a new tool can trace Monero transactions, but skepticism remains.

Ciphertrace Allegedly Builds Monero-Tracing Tools, XMR Proponents Disagree

Ciphertrace Allegedly Builds Monero-Tracing Tools, XMR Proponents Disagree

The blockchain surveillance firm Ciphertrace claims to have created the “world’s first” monero tracing tools for law enforcement.

Cryptocurrency Mixers and Why Governments May Want to Shut Them Down

Cryptocurrency Mixers and Why Governments May Want to Shut Them Down

Can a possible government shutdown of cryptocurrency mixers lead to the development of more censorship-resistant avenues?

CipherTrace to Tackle ‘Modern-Day Slavery’ With Crypto Analytics

CipherTrace to Tackle ‘Modern-Day Slavery’ With Crypto Analytics

The blockchain security firm has partnered with the Anti-Human Trafficking Intelligence Initiative (ATII) to fight human trafficking.

How Truth Disappears Into the Black Hole of Shoddy Journalism

How Truth Disappears Into the Black Hole of Shoddy Journalism

A Forensic Review of the WSJ Investigation of ShapeShift

The state of Zcash adoption

The state of Zcash adoption

Since 2016, Zcash has become one of the most widely adopted digital currencies, supported by high-quality financial institutions and crypto […]

Blueleaks: How the FBI tracks Bitcoin laundering on the dark web - Decrypt

Blueleaks: How the FBI tracks Bitcoin laundering on the dark web - Decrypt

An FBI report exposed in the ‘Blueleaks’ data dump reveals how the Bureau has tracked dark web criminals laundering "dirty" Bitcoin into Monero.

Crypto can prevent money laundering better than traditional finance

Crypto can prevent money laundering better than traditional finance

Trump doesn't trust crypto. But need to go beyond sensationalist claims to understand how to solve the money-laundering problem.

Privacy is a Fundamental Human Right

Privacy is a Fundamental Human Right

We hear a lot about privacy in the cryptocurrency space. I tweet a lot about it. I spoke in detail about privacy on the Crypto Street Podcast earlier this week. But it’s worth taking a ...

Elliptic traces bitcoin to hunt dark web criminals for the FBI

Elliptic traces bitcoin to hunt dark web criminals for the FBI

Elliptic is a crypto tracing company linking crypto addresses to real world entities

Breaking Misconceptions: The Trials and Tribulations of a US Crypto Trading Venue

Breaking Misconceptions: The Trials and Tribulations of a US Crypto Trading Venue

Breaking Misconceptions: The Trials and Tribulations of a US Crypto Trading Venue By Merav Shor, Counsel, Regulatory Affairs, eToro USA Q1 2020 hedge fund

Could The New Financial Action Task Force Regulation Be The End Of Bitcoin?

Could The New Financial Action Task Force Regulation Be The End Of Bitcoin?

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) put forth a new regulation in June designed to break the privacy of cryptocurrency. How will this affect the industry?

Brad Sherman Is Wrong About Bitcoin

Brad Sherman Is Wrong About Bitcoin

Rep. Brad Sherman (D - Sherman Oaks) recently spoke at a House Financial Services Committee hearing on the future of money that specifically focused on digital currencies and ...

US Treasury Warning: Beware of COVID-19 Financial Fraud

US Treasury Warning: Beware of COVID-19 Financial Fraud

The U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network is alerting financial institutions about surging COVID-19 themed scams and other “illicit

Can Bitcoin & cryptos find a middle ground between privacy, regulatory scrutiny?

Can Bitcoin & cryptos find a middle ground between privacy, regulatory scrutiny?

In the digital era, there has been massive democratization of information; however, are the ideals of privacy being diluted in such an environment where scalability and efficiency seem to ...

“Your Expectations of Privacy Are Too High” (But They Shouldn’t Be)

“Your Expectations of Privacy Are Too High” (But They Shouldn’t Be)

Every bitcoiner has a responsibility to themselves and their community to establish the following precept: We are not guilty simply because we own or use bitcoin. Every bitcoiner has a ...

The Travel Rule Is Not Enough If Crypto Gets Adopted

The Travel Rule Is Not Enough If Crypto Gets Adopted

U.S. regulators are warning crypto businesses to follow anti-money laundering regs, but some of these regs will not address new types of illicit flows if crypto scales.

Bitcoin is Criminals’ ‘Favorite’, Claims Blockchain Forensic; Used in 95% of Crypto Crimes

Bitcoin is Criminals’ ‘Favorite’, Claims Blockchain Forensic; Used in 95% of Crypto Crimes

Bitcoin is the reigning champion of cryptocurrency criminals. That's the conclusion of blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis, which discovered that bitcoin is used in 95% of crypto crimes. ...