Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of the Ethereum network, and four co-authors published a research paper last week, detailing a new technological feature called "privacy pools" and how it can be applied to blockchain protocols to distinguish honest users from criminals. Chainalysis chief scientist Jacob Illum, who is one of the co-authors, discusses the key takeaways. "The goal is try to bring forward technologies that can bring more people into the blockchain space," Illum said.