Bitcoin Exchange Kraken Creates “Dark Pool” For Anonymous Trading

Most people are drawn to bitcoin on the promise of being anonymous when using this disruptive digital currency. However, nothing could be further from the truth.  Bitcoin is not anonymous in any way, or not in the traditional meaning of the word, anyway.  But Bitcoin exchange Kraken is looking to up the ante, as they guarantee anonymous trading for large Bitcoin buyers.

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With a name such as “Dark Pool”, Kraken is putting themselves in a bit of an awkward position. Bitcoin and digital currency have been associated with shady transactions and the Deep Web from day one, and creating a new service with the term “Dark” in it will not do it any favors.  Especially when linking the term “Dark Pool” to a way of buying Bitcoin anonymously.

That being said, the term “Dark Pool” refers to the fact that you can, in fact, remain anonymous while buying large volumes of Bitcoin from Kraken. Oddly enough, there is no information regarding Dark Pool on the Kraken website – at the time of publication – yet several customers have received this information as

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