March 21, 2018

‘Bitcoin is #1 priority’: NSA targeted cryptocurrency users globally, Snowden leaks show

The US National Security Agency targeted Bitcoin users around the world, according to classified documents released by Edward Snowden. The revelations strike a blow to the financial privacy of bitcoin users, academics warn.

The National Security Agency (NSA) managed to find ways to ‘track down senders and receivers’ of Bitcoins, according to an internal NSA report dated March 2013. Read more.

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- The NSA Worked to “Track Down” Bitcoin Users, Snowden Documents Reveal - Intercept

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