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Whitestream can identify parties to Bitcoin transactions

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The virtual currency, Bitcoin, offers you the assurance that noone will know about your transaction. That is Bitcoin’s key sales pitch.

But the Israeli company Whitestream now claims to have collected the identity of everyone involved in Bitcoin transactions with Hamas (read: with the Palestinian Muslim Brotherhood).

Of course this information has already been passed on to the Israeli Security Services, which in turn have handed it over to their partners in the US.

Translation
Anoosha Boralessa

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