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Some Measure of Anonymity

May 9, 2012 by Ryan Taylor

As world governments, corporations and individuals create and employ new surveillance technologies there will always be situations where privacy and discretion are of the utmost importance, especially in financial matters.  Bitcoin is commonly referred to as an anonymous currency, but that’s not inherently true and the technicalities of the issue have been the topic of much debate.  The fact of the matter is, in order to maintain anonymity online, and in life, awareness and caution must always be practiced, every step of the way.

Last month, the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of CISPA , the latest aggressive cyber-security legislation that puts online privacy in a harsh spotlight.  CISPA could create security vulnerabilities surrounding all Internet communications up to and including Bitcoin transactions.  The most direct threat to personal privacy would be the acquisition of ISP and Web server activity in the form of logs or eavesdropping on specific channels.  This would make all unencrypted communication available for analysis and interpretation.[...]

http://bitcoinmagazine.net/some-measure-of-anonymity/

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