Questions tagged [privacy]

Questions regarding the information that is leaked through cryptocurrency transactions or related processes

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I2P option "Laptop mode"

I2P has an option called Laptop Mode. Documentation says : change router identity and UDP port when IP changes What's the reasoning for this option? Is it really about laptops? Is there any academic ...
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Estimating anonymity set size?

Is there any way to at least estimate what kind of anonymity set a user would have after churning Monero X times assuming the anonymity set of each individual transaction is the ringsize (i.e. there ...
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Impact of Topological data analysis on Monero

What is Topological data analysis? Can it be used to study the Monero blockchain and degrade the privacy of transactions as claimed by Gary Le in the interview referenced by this answer?
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What altcoins do you see as competitors to XMR in the privacy space?

XMR is obviously king of anonymity, but there will be plenty of innovation in the crypto sector and I think there is room for multiple privacy coins.
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Android wallet with Tor

Is there a way to force all connections through Tor on any android wallet? I tried Cake wallet with Orbot in VPN mode but I don't think it blocks connections without Tor if Orbot is off. I don't have ...
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Stable coin on Tari?

Is it possible to create stable coin like DAI (Ethereum netowrk) on Tari layer? Stable coin on anonymous blockchain would be game changer!
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Why did I get an 'using an untrusted daemon' warning?

I'm running a full node and I followed every security step to set up the node on my computer. Everything was going great until today when I realized that a view-only wallet created the day before was ...
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How secure is Monero?

I've done some reading on Monero and privacy features, such as ring signatures, stealth addresses and ringCT. But is Monero really completely private currently? I've read several articles online, and ...
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Removing private view key from computer after exporting from ledger?

According to How do I generate a Ledger Monero wallet with the CLI (monero-wallet-cli)? exporting the private view key when generating or using the monero wallet with a ledger device speeds up block ...