Although a media mostly hypes adult Bitcoin as an anonymous, untraceable form of digital cash, a existence is that a blockchain is in unfortunate need of softened remoteness features. Earlier this year, a Open Bitcoin Privacy Project report a unhappy state of remoteness in bitcoin wallets in a second book of their Bitcoin Wallet Privacy Rating Report.
There have been many proposals done for privacy-focused improvements to Bitcoin, though many nothing of them have been implemented in any real, suggestive manner. Some useful improvements seem to be utterly tighten to release, while others might take many longer. There are also some changes that bitcoin wallet developers and users could make currently to urge remoteness for everyone.
What Can Be Done Right Now?
A few months ago, Blockstream Testing Engineer Jonas Nick gave a presentation on Bitcoin remoteness during Blockchain Meetup Zurich. During that presentation, Nick supposing recommendations to developers and users as to how remoteness in Bitcoin can be softened over a brief term. “Choose a wallet that is renouned and exercise a plugin that connects to JoinMarket . . . we consider that’s a many unsentimental approach for how to go forward,” Nick told the