Bitcoin Transaction Privacy

There have been many claims that Bitcoin is “anonymous.”  Others call Bitcoin “pseudononymous” because transactions are not linked to an identity.  If a Bitcoin address is linked to an identity then all the transactions can be seen by anyone.  In some cases users want transactions to be public for accountability purposes.  Recent reports have implied that nearly all transactions can […]

Bitcoin and IP Address Privacy

By Milly Bitcoin – May 16, 2013

The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) released a statement today about Bitcoin.  It states in the footnote “the network doesn’t actively conceal the IP addresses from which transactions were initiated.”  This article explains how IP addresses are handled on the Bitcoin network.

If you use a web wallet or a […]