80% of Crypto Trade Volume Tracked by Blockchain Surveillance

Bitcoin.com | Oct 16, 2019 at 4:15 PM
  • Ever since governments worldwide started showing adversity toward cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, a few startups have dedicated their business model to blockchain surveillance.
  • On Tuesday, the firm Ciphertrace announced that it’s now tracking 700 cryptocurrencies providing “visibility into 87% of the global trading volume”.
  • This includes 522 million attribution data points — such as account type, account holders, contract types, contract owners and other metadata — on cryptocurrency addresses.