According to recent data from Bitnodes, 2020 has brought a large new movement of anonymity within Bitcoin nodes, many of which went anonymous thanks to the TOR Network.
Privacy is Back On Trend
2020 is going to be a big year for Bitcoin for a number of reasons. One of the biggest is the upcoming halving, which is expected to take place in May. Then, there is a pending update that is supposed to make Bitcoin network more efficient. Both events are expected to be the cause of a bull run that many are expecting to take place, and even launch BTC towards a new ATH.
With that in mind, it is not very surprising that all eyes are on BTC, and each move that the project makes often ends up being carefully studied. This is why many have noticed a large trend regarding Bitcoin nodes recently. Thanks to the use of TOR (The Onion Router) Network, bitcoin nodes are now becoming completely anonymous to run.
According to data from Bitnodes, the first two weeks of January have seen the number of anonymous nodes increase from 2.1% to 19.7%, which…