In bitcoin, privacy isn\’t a one and done sort of thing. However, there are simple ways you can increase privacy on your bitcoin transactions right now. Watch this video to learn how. Of course, these ideas apply to other cryptocurrencies and cryptoassets too. Chapters 0:00​ What are some of the steps one should take to gain privacy while using bitcoin – from simple to advanced? 0:16​ You have to do layered defenses 0:42​ How you source your bitcoin in the first place 1:22​ Buy bitcoin from bitcoin ATMs 2:03​ Acquire bitcoin in a person-to-person transaction 2:20​ Earn bitcoin 2:41​ Avoid address re-use 3:18​ Network operational security on all your connections 3:51​ Use privacy improving tools 4:38​ Financial independence and sovereignty 5:20​ Opting out to the system of surveillance and traditional finance is the first step This question is from one of aantonop\’s many Q&A livestream sessions. If you want to ask questions early (before the live event), become a Community Builder on Patreon: ​ Patrons get early access to ask questions, view talks, behind-the-scenes content, and much more. Related Videos Bitcoin Q&A: Watchtowers, Justice Transactions, and Privacy on the Lightning Network: ​ Bitcoin Q&A: Why KYC is dangerous – Microviolations of Privacy As Payment – ​ Bitcoin Q&A: Privacy is a Human Right ​ COMMENT below and let us know what you think of the video. Post your follow-up questions there too! SUBSCRIBE to this YouTube channel and select the bell 🔔 for notifications: …​ JOIN this YouTube channel to become a YouTube Community Member and access custom emoji and other perks: …​ BECOME a Community Builder: ​ LEARN from Andreas in one of his popular Workshops which will teach you practical crypto skills. There’s even a FREE Intro to Bitcoin & Open Blockchains to get you started. ​ You can also learn from one of his many books. Andreas has written three technical books for developers about blockchain technology, Mastering Bitcoin, Mastering Ethereum, and Mastering the Lightning Network (2021) published by O’Reilly Media. He’s also written The Internet of Money Series books, which explain why bitcoin, ethereum, and open blockchains matter. About aantonop: Andreas isn\’t promoting a company or an organization; he\’s paid by the community (people who support this work on Patreon and YouTube) and provides an unbiased look at open blockchain technologies, what they can do for our societies, and how to get involved (if you decide you want to). Learn more at ​ From Andreas: You may already know that my mission is to educate as many people as possible about #Bitcoin​ and open blockchain technologies. Watching these videos and sharing them with others is a big part of that. Thank you for being part of this mission. ***Learn More From Andreas’ Workshops, Books & Events** Amazon & Kindle: ​ Audible: …​ E-books & Merch: ​ Patreon: ​ Website: ​ Workshops: ​ ***Connect with Andreas on Socials*** Facebook: …​ Instagram: /​ LinkedIn: …​ Twitter: ​ Thanks for watching!