Stewarding a new season at ECC
Zcash is a special project. Its purpose to empower economic freedom is wholesome and good. Its legacy is indelible. The innovation within and the talent behind it are undeniable. That it flourishes is vital. All the earth must have access to private, self-sovereign money if we are to be free.
Update: ECC proposals and plans for decentralizing Zcash and future focus
This blog post is intended to provide more detail and an update on ECC's current plans. We welcome the community’s feedback.
Not private enough: Mixers and decoys won’t protect you for long
I often hear people say that tools like mixers or using fresh addresses for every crypto transaction are sufficient privacy protections because they provide plausible deniability. This is a naive understanding of how surveillance works.
ZSAs update: ECC research and paths forward
As part of our due diligence, we embarked on sentiment gathering, market research and economic modeling to better understand the possibilities of ZSAs and tradeoffs of different approaches.
ECC roadmap calls for focus on wallet, proof of stake and interoperability
It has become clear that the best way for ECC to contribute to the Zcash community over the next three years is to release an official ECC wallet on top of a highly interoperable Zcash protocol that leverages proof-of-stake consensus.
ECC’s North Star: Building a world-class UX for ZEC
Last week, in our tertile planning sessions, we set a multi-year “North Star” and codified our plans across departments for the next four months. Everything we do will be in support of this focus: To deliver a world-class user experience for ZEC.
ECC timeline updates and planning for 2022
And we’re planning for a big January release of the Halo Arc product suite, including the NU5-compatible Zcashd, an updated ECC Reference Wallet, updated mobile wallet SDKs, and features that will enable Zcash to be Shielded by Default.
ZSAs: ECC progress and next steps
In line with ECC’s shift to a market- and user-driven product strategy, we continue to gather information to guide next […]
ECC transitions to user-focused product strategy
ECC is transitioning from an engineering-led to a market-led product strategy. This blog provides a summary of what that means and outlines our current priorities.
Privacy is normal, safe and essential
What the internet did for communication and commerce, cryptocurrencies will do for money. But using cryptocurrencies without privacy is not safe.
Refining and recommitting to the ECC mission
Our mission is to empower people with economic freedom. To that end, we build and support Zcash to provide everyone […]
Celebrating Canopy and Community
Zcash might have the most diverse community of any crypto ecosystem. It includes world-class cryptographers and engineers, leaders from other […]