A super simple guide to using cryptocurrency anonymously
Welcome to Hard Fork Basics, a collection of tips, tricks, guides, and advice to keep you up to date in the cryptocurrency and blockchain world. Cryptocurrency and anonymity is becoming an ever more contentious issue. As enthusiasts push for broader adoption of digital assets it pushes governments, banks, and lawmakers to implement know-your-customer (KYC) and anti-money laundering (AML) regulations. While KYC and AML are implemented in the best interest of protecting users of cryptocurrency platforms, they add another layer of bureaucracy that further infringes our ability to stay anonymous when buying and selling cryptocurrency. Despite many believing that cryptocurrency is… This story continues at The Next Web
Just as triumphant reports come in about Fortnite‘s success, the world’s most popular game is forced to contend with stories about security vulnerabilities that could have exposed its millions of players to hackers. Data analysis firm SuperData today reported that Fortnite earned $2.4 billion in revenue last year, topping the list of games for the year (and probably beating out top earners of years past easily). While both Fortnite and its battle royale mode launched in 2017, it didn’t really take off until 2018, with the help of popular streamers and YouTubers spreading the word. For the uninitiated, the game is free-to-play, but gamers can (and… This story continues at The Next Web
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