23 Aug '16, 3pm

Meet Monero, the Currency Dark Net Dealers Hope Is More Anonymous Than Bitcoin

Meet Monero, the Currency Dark Net Dealers Hope Is More Anonymous Than Bitcoin

Not even bitcoin is anonymous enough for some criminals on the dark net. For years, the cryptocurrency has been the payment method of choice for people buying and selling drugs and other illegal items on the dark net. But it presents a double bind: bitcoin is pseudonymous, allowing folks to buy meth with a degree of privacy, but it’s also set up so that every transaction is traceable on a public ledger called the blockchain—not exactly ideal if you never, ever, ever want anybody finding out about your online habit. Now, there’s an alternative. On Monday, AlphaBay—the largest online market for drugs and other unsavoury items like fraud tools—announced on Reddit that the platform is adding support for an ostensibly super-anonymous cryptocurrency called Monero starting on September 1st, citing its “security features.” Read More: Bitcoin Isn't the Criminal Safe Haven People Th...

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