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Bitcoin isn't PRISM-proof

Colin Neagle | June 13, 2013
If you're looking for an untraceable e-commerce platform to avoid NSA snooping, Bitcoin probably isn't going to suffice.

Basically, if independent researchers can trace Bitcoin transactions back to the people responsible, and the U.S. government can investigate digital currencies hosted overseas (Liberty Network was based in Costa Rica), then the NSA, CIA, FBI or any other federal agency can likely peek into Bitcoin activity as well.

 

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