First Ever Mimblewimble-Based Privacy Coin Beam Goes Live

Beam announced its live mainnet launch just in time for the 10th anniversary of Bitcoin. Based on the Mimblewimble protocol, the brand-new cryptocurrency has a few lofty goals, and among them is to make cryptocurrency transactions “drastically” more confidential. Another noteworthy aspect about the cryptocurrency that could end up rivaling Zcash and Monero is that […]

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Privacy Coins Are ‘One of the Greatest Emerging Threats to U.S. National Security,’ States US Congressman

The U.S. Secret Service is taking a good look at privacy-focused cryptocurrencies like Monero and Zcash while urging Congress to “consider additional legislative or regulatory actions.” Fear of Privacy Coins Last week, a top official from the federal law enforcement agency reportedly requested help from Congress in combating the use of privacy coins for illicit purposes. […]

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