At the 17th TGN Bitcoin Lecture Series, Max Fang will be delivering a comprehensive overview of anonymization and privacy in cryptocurrencies, with a special emphasis on decentralized Bitcoin mixing. He will cover the implications and need for privacy, deanonymization techniques, a survey of existing decentralized mixing protocols, anonymous altcoins, as well as a formal framework for analyzing anonymity in cryptocurrencies.
Max Fang is a student at UC Berkeley double majoring in Computer Science and Economics. He is the President of Blockchain at Berkeley, organizing the Berkeley Bitcoin Meetup, in-depth workshops, and a new blockchain consultancy. He also teaches and lectures for the Cryptocurrency Decal, the world’s first (and only) cryptocurrency course offered at an undergraduate level.