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Edward Snowden Played Key Role in Zcash Privacy Coin’s Creation

The NSA whistleblower and privacy advocate was one of six participants in the cryptocurrency’s fabled 2016 “trusted setup” ceremony, using a pseudonym.

The NSA whistleblower and privacy advocate was one of six participants in the cryptocurrency’s fabled 2016 “trusted setup” ceremony, using a pseudonym.


Bitcoin Mixers: How Do They Work and Why Are They Used?

Bitcoin offers pseudonymity to users by design. But in order to be completely anonymous, you’ll need to use tools like bitcoin mixers.

Bitcoin offers pseudonymity to users by design. But in order to be completely anonymous, you’ll need to use tools like bitcoin mixers.


Zcash Extends Rally Into Asian Trading Day

ZEC posted gains of 6% during Asian business hours, lifting its gain this week to 12%.

ZEC posted gains of 6% during Asian business hours, lifting its gain this week to 12%.


What Is Zcash? The Privacy Coin Explained

Zcash has seen ZKP breakthroughs, its first halving and progress toward further scalability. This feature is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week.

Zcash has seen ZKP breakthroughs, its first halving and progress toward further scalability. This feature is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week.


Twitter Picks Crypto Developer Jay Graber to Run Decentralized Social Media Wing

Bluesky's new leader has worked on Zcash and more.

Bluesky's new leader has worked on Zcash and more.


Tor Project Receives $670K From Zcash Open Major Grants for Coding Language Upgrade

The funding will go toward developer salaries as they develop Arti.

The funding will go toward developer salaries as they develop Arti.


Privacy Will 'Become a More Popular Investing Theme': Barry Silbert

In an appearance this morning on CoinDesk TV’s "First Mover," Silbert said he believes privacy tech will be a draw for investors.

In an appearance this morning on CoinDesk TV’s "First Mover," Silbert said he believes privacy tech will be a draw for investors.


Zcash Announces 'Halo Arc' and Timeline for Protocol Privacy Update

Halo Arc includes updates to Zcashd, an ECC Wallet prototype and the ECC wallet SDKs.

Halo Arc includes updates to Zcashd, an ECC Wallet prototype and the ECC wallet SDKs.


Bittrex to Delist 'Privacy Coins' Monero, Dash and Zcash

While Bittrex gave no reason for the removals, exchanges around the world have been moving to delist coins that seek to hide the activity of their users.

While Bittrex gave no reason for the removals, exchanges around the world have been moving to delist coins that seek to hide the activity of their users.


Zcash Undergoes First Halving as Major Upgrade Drops 'Founders Reward'

Along with the halving, Zcash has rolled out its Canopy upgrade that replaces the Founders Reward with built-in funding for development.

Along with the halving, Zcash has rolled out its Canopy upgrade that replaces the Founders Reward with built-in funding for development.