Court Ruling Grants the IRS Personal Data of 14,000 Coinbase Users (

America’s Internal Revenue Service has gone fishing. Its target? Every single Coinbase user who ever placed a $ 20,000 trade. The huge dragnet exercise, spanning 2013-2015 and incorporating over 14,000 users, was awarded by a court yesterday, November 29. This is despite the best efforts of America’s largest bitcoin broker, which has fought back against what it sees as a shameless data grab and privacy violation. In a bid to save face, Coinbase has claimed a “partial victory” in its