188: Deep Dive On Privacy Coins And How To Stay Anonymous – Tobias Ruck

Tobias Ruck interviewed by Mikkel Thorup on The Expat Money Show

Today’s guest on the Expat Money Show is Tobias Ruck. Developer, entrepreneur and traveller. He founded be.cash, a company spearheading crypto NFC payments, and Lotus, a cryptocurrency based on eCash that focuses on stability, scalability and human flourishing. Currently, he’s working on Stamp, an end-to-end encrypted, peer-to-peer messenger and privacy wallet. Today we are going to be discussing privacy coins, crypto tokens and the dreaded CBDC that is going to be pushed on all of us. 



  • Tobias is working on a new product that will totally change the way privacy is looked at on the blockchain. You won’t want to miss this amazing episode.
  • Tumbling coins…is this a good idea? Or not?
  • Is it possible to retain privacy on Bitcoin and if so, what are the protocols to make that happen.
  • Monero…Zcash…how do they work? And why do we need something else if these coins are already doing their job?
  • What happens when you leak your KYC data and what can go wrong when it does
  • CBDC…what are they, how do they work and why should you even care?
  • Tobias explains one way the government will get CBDC into the market. There are only 3 ways… listen in to hear which one they have chosen and why.
  • Project Hamilton, CBDC and stimulus checks…what do these have in common? And why you MUST pay attention.
  • Best tools to use and which ones Tobias is a huge fan of, I know you’ll benefit from this.
  • Users of crypto are worried about safety, Tobias breaks down how to make it safer.



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Twitter: https://twitter.com/TobiasRuck





What a great conversation I had with Tobias today. He’s very very knowledgeable about all things crypto, from both the user and the developer side.

Make sure you listen to this episode, I know you’ll learn a ton, as I did… the education with crypto never seems to end.


About The Host, Mikkel Thorup

Mikkel Thorup; the host of The Expat Money Show, has 20+ years in continual travel around the world, visiting more than 100 countries including Colombia, North Korea, Zimbabwe and Iran.

His goal now is to help Expats just like you to generate additional streams of income, eliminate your tax bill, and take advantage of offshore structures so you can travel the world freely and never have to worry about money again.

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