The Interplay Between Decentralization and Privacy: The Case of Blockchain Technologies

This paper analyses the case of Bitcoin and other blockchain-based networks, as an example of decentralized infrastructures which suffers from radical transparency. While they provide a series of privacy benefits to end-users, the characteristics of these networks present both advantages and risks to the privacy of end-users.

Journal of Peer Production Issue #9 by Primavera De Filippi