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How the Lightning Network Layers Privacy on Top of Bitcoin

By Timothy Sohn Dec 19, 2016 10:03 PM EDT

(NASDAQ) – Bitcoin right now is not really anonymous. Monitoring of the unencrypted peer-to-peer network and analysis of the public blockchain, combined with Know Your Customer (KYC) policies and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulation, can reveal a lot about who is using Bitcoin and for what.

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