29 Mar '16, 2pm

Bitcoin Wallets as Swiss Bank Accounts: The Developer's Perspective

Bitcoin Wallets as Swiss Bank Accounts: The Developer's Perspective

Bitcoin was seemingly dragged into the very public debate on privacy and encryption recently. Specifically, President Barack Obama warned that if the government can't access phones, “...everybody is walking around with a Swiss bank account in their pocket,” which appeared to refer to cryptocurrency. Last week, Bitcoin Magazine reported on Bitcoin's industry representatives and their positions on encryption, privacy, Bitcoin's role in tax evasion and money laundering and more. In part two of our coverage: What do the actual builders of these pocket-sized “Swiss bank accounts” think? Bitcoin Magazine reached out to Electrum developer Thomas Voegtlin, Breadwallet CEO Aaron Voisine, Mycelium developer Leo Wandersleb and Ledger CTO Nicolas Bacca to see where they stand. Broken The debate on encryption and privacy caused by the ongoing dispute between Apple and the FBI took a sh...

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