Tag: privacy coins

Nov 08 2022

Privacy Is a Gradient: An Interview With Zcash’s Josh Swihart

Josh Swihart is senior vice president of growth, product strategy, and regulatory affairs at Electric Coin Company, the organization behind privacy coin Zcash. Previously, Swihart worked for a host of...

Jun 28 2022

Does Venture Capital Investment Violate the Ethos of Crypto? Sequoia Says No – Ep. 367

Shaun Maguire and Michelle Bailhe, partners at Sequoia, discuss their long term view and thesis about crypto, what do they look for to invest in a crypto project, the takeaways from the blowup of Terra, the insolvency of crypto companies, and much more. Show highlights: what is Sequoia’s long term view and thesis about the crypto industryhow different our lives will look...

Jun 17 2022

Bitcoin Is Losing Favor On Darknet Markets

A deep dive into how Bitcoin’s lack of privacy and, by extension, its insufficient fungibility has led to its loss of market share in darknet markets.If you wanted to buy contraband online in the last five years or so, you may have noticed that the option to pay in bitcoin — once the most popular form of payment on darknet markets —...

Apr 22 2022

Top Privacy Coins Blaze Past Bitcoin This Week, Here’s Why

Privacy coins have soared higher this week as crypto market sentiment remains mixed. The top three privacy coins Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC), and Decred (DCR) are continuously moving higher as the largest cryptocurrencies Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) fail to show any significant movement this week. In the last 24 hours, privacy coins Monero (XMR),...

Apr 15 2022

Monero (XMR) Price Could Skyrocket As Holders Plan Supply Crunch

Apr 15 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  altcoin news monero (xmr) news privacy coins

Monero (XMR) could be headed for a massive price spike next week on a planned bank run by the community. The possible rally stems from a plan by some XMR holders to initiate mass withdrawals of the token from centralized exchanges. XMR is the largest privacy coin by market capitalization, which stands at $4.26 billion....

Mar 29 2022

Privacy Coins Soar Before EU Vote On Crypto Money Laundering

Privacy coins, which allow for anonymous crypto transactions, appeared to be rising ahead of a European Union (EU) vote on money laundering. The bill, if approved could see the bloc crack down on unhosted wallets and anonymous payments. Monero (XMR) and Zcash (ZEC)- the two largest privacy coins by market capitalization- were up more than The post Privacy Coins Soar Before EU Vote...

Mar 18 2022

7 Solutions to Make Crypto Private Transactions

Blockchain privacy is a hot item for public blockchains that support smart contracts. There is a lot of money and other assets at risk. So, if you want to keep your privacy with your crypto assets. Here are tools and software to do just that. The question is, what is available for blockchain privacy at the moment? Furthermore, whatever is on offer, is...

Jul 27 2021

Jan 25 2021

We Have Entered the Age of Anonymous Crypto

Jan 25 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  encryption opinion people privacy privacy coins

Spurred by an information crisis and compounding global unrest, privacy has entered public consciousness.

Jan 24 2021

XMR Secrets – How Anonymous is Monero?

Monero is a cryptocurrency that allows a high degree of anonymity. First, you have to understand what anonymity means on the blockchain....

Jan 21 2021

Forget about Mining Bitcoin…Focus on Mining THIS

If you ever thought about making passive income through mining Bitcoin, you would've made TONS of money...5 years ago. Today, it has become a highly competitive arena, in terms of high initial capital and infrastructure. But this won't stop you from finding other altcoins to mine that have been up till now "behind the scenes". In this article, we take you STEP-BY-STEP how...

Jan 20 2021

FIRO Privacy Coin Suffers 51% Attack

Jan 20 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  51% attack privacy coins technology

Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Firo (previously ZCoin) has come under a 51% attack. During the attack, a single miner acquired the majority hash power and reorganized the network blocks. Firo Attacker Reorganized Blocks Changpeng "...

Jan 16 2021

Firo Activates Latest Privacy Upgrade “Lelantus”

Firo has activated a new privacy upgrade called Lelantus as of Jan. 14, 2021. The newly upgraded protocol enhances transaction privacy by removing Firo's previous limitations. Firo Boosts Privacy With Lelantus Firo was initially launched as...

Jan 15 2021

Bittrex Won’t Disclose Why It Withdrew Support for Dash, Zcash, Monero

Jan 15 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bittrex business privacy privacy coins tech

As of today, zcash, monero and dash won’t be included among Bittrex’s tradable assets.

Jan 14 2021

Privacy Coin Firo Launches ‘Privacy by Default’ Protocol on Mainnet

Jan 14 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  firo lelantus privacy privacy coins tech

Lelantus introduces “on-by-default” privacy while also allowing partial redemptions of Firo’s burn-and-redeem model.

Jan 01 2021

Bittrex Stops Trading Three Key Privacy Coins

Jan 01 2021 Published at Crypto Briefing under tags  bittrex markets privacy coins

Crypto exchange Bittrex has chosen to remove three of the cryptocurrency space's leading privacy coins. The exchange will delist Monero (XMR), Zcash (ZEC) and...

Bittrex to Delist Privacy Coins Monero, Dash and Zcash

Jan 01 2021 Published at CoinDesk under tags  bittrex dash markets monero news

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.

Dec 26 2020

This Coin made 277% in 2020 – It also had a STEADY Price-Action

Every now and then, we introduce a coin that has great potential and discuss how traders should position themselves in order to reap those gains. A while back, we spoke about...

Dec 15 2020

This “Secret” Coin is going up despite the current Consolidation – Jump on board NOW?

It is no secret that currently in the cryptocurrency market, there is a price consolidation occurring after those big price-actions that we witnessed some time ago now. Nothing out of the ordinary though, it's mainly profit-takers closing their positions and banking their profits. One coin, in particular, was seen still shooting in prices, and it's none other than...

Dec 11 2020

Privacy Coin Advocates Persevere Amid Multiple Crypto Exchange Delistings

As delisting for privacy coins spreads, advocates argue that not only should regulators want them on exchanges but they should tell exchanges what they need to do to be compliant.

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