ZCoin (cryptocurrency)

ZCoin (cryptocurrency)

A cryptocurrency for private transactions using the Zerocoin protocol and zero-knowledge proofs.

ZCoin is a cryptographic extension to Bitcoin. It is a cryptocurrency for private transactions that was founded by Poramin Insom and was officially launched on September 28, 2016. It uses the Zerocoin protocol and zero-knowledge cryptographic proofs to allow fully anonymous currency transactions. Its system uses standard cryptographic assumptions and does not introduce new trusted parties or otherwise change the security model of Bitcoin.

Timeline

People

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Reuben Yap

Employee

Further reading

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What is ZCoin - An Ultimate Guide on XZC crypto

Coinswitch

Web

Zerocoin: Anonymous Distributed E-Cash from Bitcoin

Ian Miers, Christina Garman, Matthew Green and Aviel D. Rubin

Academic paper

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

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Merkle Tree Proof (MTP) Algorithm in Zcoin

Companies

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News

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Author
Date
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Description
Omar Faridi
July 14, 2020
Crowdfund Insider
Over 50% of Paycheck Protection Program recipients are focused on financial services, but some crypto projects like Zcoin are self-funded.
Chris Baraniuk
February 11, 2020
BBC News
Blockchain was hyped as a secure and cheap way to store or retrieve data, but it is yet to take off.

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