Perspectives on the White House executive order on digital assets
Perspective on White House executive order: In fact, does not appear to perceive digital assets as a new technology that needs to be promoted and nurtured for the benefit of society. Instead, digital assets are being treated as a somewhat inconvenient and unwelcome technological development.
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.
Protocol Labs, Filecoin Foundation, Ethereum Foundation and Electric Coin Co. collaborating to unlock recursion in Halo 2 and explore the future of proofs
Electric Coin Co. (ECC) has entered into an agreement with Protocol Labs, the Filecoin Foundation, and the Ethereum Foundation to explore Halo R&D, including how the technology might be used in their respective ecosystems.
The troubling facts about the Bittrex announcement that it plans to delist Zcash and others
In spite of all the conjecture on Twitter, there is no public regulatory rationale for delisting Zcash. In fact, many exchanges in the US are doubling down.
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.
Gemini becomes first regulated institution to support shielded Zcash withdrawals
Gemini Trust Company (Gemini) announced today that account holders now have the ability to withdraw to shielded Zcash addresses. Gemini is the first regulated institution to announce shielded address support, and it added this capability after receiving approval from the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS).
Zcash privacy remains strongest of any cryptocurrency, even with recent Chainalysis, Elliptic support
This month, Chainalysis and Elliptic announced support for Zcash in their compliance products. This post will provide clarity about our […]
Explaining viewing keys
Viewing keys, detailed in ZIP 310, enable the separation of spending and viewing permissions for Zcash shielded addresses. By creating […]
Halo: Recursive Proof Composition without a Trusted Setup
Sean Bowe, an engineer and cryptographer at Electric Coin Company (ECC), has discovered a technique for creating practical, scalable and […]
Sprout-to-Sapling Migration Tool
The Electric Coin Company is pleased to announce the official Sprout-to-Sapling migration tool in the 2.0.5-2 release of zcashd. This […]
Sapling Transaction Anatomy
With the Sapling activation approaching, we’re continuing our education on what users and third-party services can expect. We recently announced […]
Perspectives on Privacy and Regulation from Gavigan and Bowe
This week’s Perspectives series continues with a discussion about the intersection of privacy and regulation. Jack Gavigan, the Zcash Company’s […]