Why Bitcoin Private (BTCP) Has Been Grabbing Big Attention Recently

For most assets in the crypto space, Q1 of 2018 just seemed to get worse. However, Q2 has shone light on the cryptospace, with Bitcoin (BTC) is leading an epic comeback, nearing $ 10k with every hour that goes by. Bitcoin is not digital asset seeing the green. For altcoins, the bullish market seems to be …
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“Private Digital Money” Better than State-Issued, Swiss Central Banker Says (news.bitcoin.com)

Private digital currencies are better than any state-issued version, admitted a high-ranking representative of the Swiss National Bank. Cryptocurrencies are also less risky, according to Andrea Maechler, member of the central bank’s governing board. Her comments indicate that Switzerland has no intentions to emit a state-sponsored crypto.  
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Most Privacy Coins Aren’t That Private (news.bitcoin.com)

Privacy coins are meant to be private. That’s their raison d’être. Strip away the privacy, and they simply become altcoins, and dangerous ones at that, with the potential to deanonymize their users and expose their secrets. A number of recent reports have cast doubt on the privacy features offered by coins such as zcash and monero.
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