Isn’t Bitcoin supposed to be anonymous?


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One of the most commonly touted benefits of Bitcoin is anonymity. Many people prefer their transactions to not be linked to their names for political or philosophical reasons. Others do so for the sake of their privacy, such as when making an anonymous donation to a charity. Yet law enforcement around the world is steadily getting better at tracing Bitcoin transactions and finding the names behind the wallets. So, is Bitcoin anonymous? The answer is both yes and…

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