Balancing Privacy with the Need to Limit Bad Activity

Anders Brownworth
3 min readNov 3, 2023

The hardest problem to solve when implementing money is striking proper balance between a person’s need for privacy with society’s need to limit bad activity.

I have chosen my words very carefully here. A person has a fundamental interest in maintaining their privacy. In liberal democracies, privacy can rise to the level of a human right.

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Anders Brownworth

Radius & MIT DCI — formerly Federal Reserve, USDC @ Circle.com, Bandwidth.com. MIT / Podcaster / Runner / Helicopter Pilot