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ShapeShift Delists Privacy Coin Zcash Over Regulatory Concerns

ShapeShift, the Colorado-based cryptocurrency exchange that allows users to self-custody their assets, has delisted another privacy coin.Zcash has been removed from the trading platform in addition to monero and dash. Decrypt reported last Friday that XMR and DASH had been quietly removed; the delisting of ZEC was not noted.“We’ve taken

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Privacy Coin Zcash Makes Its Ethereum ‘Wrapped’ Debut With Tokensoft and Anchorage

Remember when crypto exchanges were strong-armed into delisting privacy coins like zcash (ZEC) in order to protect their brittle banking covenants?But crypto keeps moving, and today ZEC is making its debut within the bustling decentralized exchange (DEX) ecosystem in the form of wrapped zcash (WZEC). Announced Wednesday, WZEC is the

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Zcash Company Confirms ‘Crypto in Context’ Program as Global Effort

The Electric Coin Company, or ECC, the company overseeing privacy coin Zcash (ZEC), recently unveiled a crypto and financial educational movement called the Crypto in Context program. “It is a global effort,” the ECC’s growth vice president, Josh Swihart, confirmed to Cryptox in a July 29 email. “We've already supported pilots

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The Zcash Privacy Tech Underlying Ethereum’s Transition to Eth 2.0

Ethereum’s consensus algorithm is not the only thing changing with the launch of Eth 2.0. The underlying cryptography itself is getting an overhaul based on leading research out of the Electric Coin Company. Called BLS12-381, the new elliptic pairing curve will securely coordinate transactions on the proof-of-stake (PoS) Eth 2.0 network,

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Researchers Claim 99.9% of Zcash Transactions Are Traceable

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have released a study into the privacy features of Monero (XMR) and Zcash (ZEC) — arguably the two most-popular crypto assets purporting to offer users anonymity.The report finds that Monero’s introduction of strict security and anonymity requirements on its broader ecosystem has maintained the asset’s

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Zcash Researchers Discover Criminals Are Laughably Unskilled at Using Crypto

A study by Rand Corporation unveiled that people using Zcash for illicit or criminal purposes in the dark web may not fully understand the underlying technology.According to the 65-page report published on May 7, the US-based think tank and government contractor highlighted that criminals have doubts regarding the anonymity offered

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