Making Bitcoin More Private With Encryption

The below is a direct excerpt of Marty’s Bent Issue #1231: “BIP 324 would bring encryption to bitcoin’s P2P layer and it needs some review. Sign up for the newsletter here.

By making traffic between network peers encrypted, Bitcoin Improvement Proposal 324 can improve privacy by hiding node locations and other private data.

Visualizing how encrypting data can obfuscate network connections