Week in the Privacy News

Week 10/2024

Mar 4 - Mar 10, 2024
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Week 09/2024

Feb 26 - Mar 3, 2024

Research

  • ETH Research: Collusion-Resistant Impartial Selection Protocol (CRISP)

Partnership

Ecosystem

Releases

Fundraising

Governments

Podcasts

Event highlights

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Circuit Breaker

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Week 08/2024

Feb 19 - Feb 25, 2024

Research

Ecosystem

Grants

Releases

  • NymVPN v0.0.4: initial release

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Governments

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Week 07/2024

Feb 12 - Feb 18, 2024

Concepts

  • Eppie: encrypted p2p email as better replacement for Skiff (src)
  • koan: private cross-chain swaps by Zcash (src)

Governments

  • European Court of Human Rights unequivocally protects encryption in Telegram (src)
  • Digital euro will have a high level of privacy (src)
  • EFF: The authors of the dangerous Kids Online Safety Act (KOSA) unveiled an amended version this week, but it‚Äôs still an unconstitutional censorship bill (src)

Ecosystem

Releases

  • Noir v0.24.0 (pre-release)
  • Skiff Mail will now run forwarding up through 2025 (src)
  • Privacy wallets W3PN database PR by niclaz (src)
  • Holepunch launch Pears - a combined Peer-to-Peer (P2P) Runtime, Development & Deployment tool (src)
  • Anon Aadhaar v1.0.0 uodate (src)
  • Lit V0, Habanero Mainnet Beta: Decentralized Key Management (src)
  • Rarimo launched Freedom tool for digital voting (src)

Partnerships

  • Spot on enterprise data privacy: QuickNode and Matter Labs Partner to scale with zkSync Hyperchains (src)

Grants

  • Zama Grant Program has been launched (src)

Research

  • Technical exploration of Erasure Coding within the Swarm network, focusing on ensuring data integrity and resilience -- @GasperX93
  • Healthcare data privacy: Researchers pair medical devices with blockchain to defend against cyberattacks (scs)
  • OCash: Fully Anonymous Payments between Blockchain Light Clients (src)
  • Pay2Chain bridge, named Alba, facilitates the efficient, secure, and trustless execution of conditional payments or smart contracts on a target blockchain based on off-chain events (src)
  • Sigma Protocol(s) by Patrickd (src)
  • Privacytests has released a new category in its evaluations: 'DNS Privacy Tests' (src)

Events

Podcasts

  • Ben Wizner: Speech, Privacy, and Technology | Logos Podcast with Jarrad Hope (src)
  • /zk Farcaster x PSE projects forthcoming podcast (21.02) (src)
  • The Blockchain Socialist: Accelerationism is back and tech elites are making it cringier than it already was (src
  • War on privacy in Web3? With Zach Williamson, Co-founder & CEO at Aztec Protocol (src)

Upcoming events

Week 06/2024

Feb 5 - Feb 11, 2024

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Feb 5 - Feb 11, 2024

Research

Ecosystem

Releases

  • Brume Wallet¬†v0.5: UI enhancements, faster startup, cleaner onboarding

Podcasts

Community

  • DAO Privacy: X space with Gnosis Guild, Safe, Shutter Network, ShapeShift & Fractal¬†(src)

Other


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Week 05/2024

Jan 29 - Feb 4, 2024

Research

Ecosystem

Government

Breaches

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