The Trailing Finality Layer: A stepping stone to proof of stake in Zcash
At Electric Coin Co. (ECC) we’re exploring a transition in Zcash from the current proof-of-work (PoW) consensus to a proof-of-stake […]
Long-term sustainability with the Zcash Posterity Fund
As we conduct our research into Proof-of-Stake to develop a proposal for Zcash, an outstanding key area of research is how the issuance schedule for new ZEC interacts with PoS security. In this post, we take a step back from PoS itself, and analyze how issuance and fees support long term network sustainability.
Proof of Stake: Approach, focus, and next steps
As we described in our initial blog on Proof-of-Stake Research, we are releasing updates to the Zcash community as we go.
Zcash Proof-of-Stake Research
In August, ECC shared its rationale for moving Zcash from a proof-of-work consensus mechanism to proof-of-stake.
What would a Zcash Proof-of-Stake transition look like?
A successful transition to Proof of Stake would necessarily require support from Zcash users, a legitimate governance process, and a well designed technical migration process. This post outlines what the technical migration process might look like at the top level.
The Zcash Network Upgrade Pipeline
With the successful activation of Sapling, the Zcash Company engineering team is focused on two strategic priorities in 2019: facilitating […]
2018 Zcash Security Audit Overview
Our mission is to empower everyone with economic freedom and opportunity. In the service of that mission, we have published […]
2018 Zcash Security Audit Details
We at Zcash are committed to the security and safety of our user community as we seek to empower everyone […]
Announcing Zcash Overwinter, the first “software-updates-required” network upgrade for Zcash. The purpose of Overwinter is to strengthen the protocol for […]
Zcash for Everyone
Since Zcash launched a little more than a year ago, our world-class engineering team has executed beautifully: on-boarding countless new […]
Ceremony Audit Results
As a science-focused team, ensuring the security of the Zcash protocol and the users of the network is a natural […]
Zcash Global Growth
Internet money enables people to send money anywhere in the world, cheaply , and in minutes. Zcash can be used […]