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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. 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.

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Zerocoin: Anonymous Distributed E-Cash from Bitcoin

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

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