As the deadline for EU member states to implementation AMLD5 approaches, let us have a look at how this directive impacts the virtual currency industry, and its users. And is BitCoin still private after AMLD5?
Most have discarded the idea of vanity addresses because we shouldn’t reuse addresses for security and privacy. But it seems there might be some use for the vanity address after all. Let’s go over the former and future utility of bitcoin vanity addresses.