US Treasury announcement: ECC’s engagement on policy for economic freedom

Today it was announced the United States Treasury imposed sanctions on virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash, adding it to the OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control) SDN list, the list of Specially Designated Nationals with whom Americans and American businesses are not allowed to transact.

US Treasury announcement: ECC’s engagement on policy for economic freedom

New Release 5.2.0

We are making additional performance improvements to both the zcashd wallet and full node as part of release 5.2.0.

New Release 5.2.0

New Release 5.1.0

This release is primarily targeted at improving the validation performance of Sapling and Orchard transactions as well as an incremental improvement to the scan performance of post-NU5 blocks. The release also made improvements to getblocktemplate performance and added Orchard information to getrawtransaction and decoderawtransaction. We will continue to address remaining scan performance issues in subsequent releases.

New Release 5.1.0

ECC Transparency Report for Q4 2021

This Electric Coin Co. transparency report details company income, expenses, and use of funds during Q4 2021.

ECC Transparency Report for Q4 2021

Manian joins Bootstrap Board of Directors

Bootstrap and its subsidiary Electric Coin Co. (ECC) are pleased to announce the newest Bootstrap board member, Zaki Manian. Manian […]

Manian joins Bootstrap Board of Directors

NU5 activates on mainnet, eliminating trusted setup and launching a new era for Zcash

NU5, the first major upgrade since November 2020, includes the launch of the Orchard shielded payment protocol, utilizing the Halo proving system to remove reliance on complex setup ceremonies.

NU5 activates on mainnet, eliminating trusted setup and launching a new era for Zcash

New Release 5.0.0

The 5.0.0 release supports NU5 activation on mainnet, which will occur at a block height of 1687104 (May 31st), following the targeted EOS halt of our 4.6.0-2 and 4.7.0 releases on May 16th. Release binaries will be available later today and instructions on how to install can be found on our download site.

New Release 5.0.0

New Release 4.7.0

Release 4.7.0 marks a major milestone on the path to NU5.

New Release 4.7.0

Zero-knowledge proving system ‘Halo’ now licensed under MIT or Apache 2.0, making it available for anyone to use

A new agreement between the Filecoin Foundation, the organization that facilitates governance of the Filecoin network, and Electric Coin Co.

Zero-knowledge proving system ‘Halo’ now licensed under MIT or Apache 2.0, making it available for anyone to use

New Release 4.6.0-2

4.6.0-2 is primarily a bugfix release that also bumps the End-of-Support height to May 16th. It backports bugfixes from v4.7.0-rc1.

New Release 4.6.0-2

ECC Transparency Report for Q3 2021

This ECC Transparency Report details company income, expenses and use of funds during Q3 2021.

ECC Transparency Report for Q3 2021

NU5 activation and Halo Arc release delayed for remediation of consensus bug in testnet

During the course of testing NU5, a consensus bug emerged that caused the testnet chain to fork. The ECC Core […]

NU5 activation and Halo Arc release delayed for remediation of consensus bug in testnet