An Analysis of Anonymity in the Bitcoin System

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62
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Quality:
65
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Usability:
55
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Reliability:
60
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Free
Expiration
Sunday, August 11, 2024
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Publication year
2012
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Financial

This report tackles the central tenant of bitcoin's mass adoption appeal: anonymity. Due to the public ledger of all past bitcoin transactions, casual users of bitcoin need to be aware that it is possible to trace donations over the course of time.

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Author:
Fergal Reid, Martin Harrigan
Publisher:
Cornell University Library
Time horizon:
2-5 Years
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