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  • Zcash Accepted Web and Email Hosting November 15, 2019
    Zcash Accepted Web and Email Hosting The Web and Email Hosting plans start from $2 per year, Below are the specifications on the hosting plans. Free migration of your existing website. If you need to test this service first, please let me know to setup a test account for you. ​ Website: https://relianx.com Vouches: See […]
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  • When do go up? November 15, 2019
    Is down long time..? submitted by /u/hehxu2uei [link] [comments]
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  • Anonymous Detailed $75M Bitcoin Fund for Privacy Tech Development November 14, 2019
    submitted by /u/Ichi_MokuM [link] [comments]
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  • What should we call a 100 millionth of a Zcash? November 14, 2019
    hi folks, this is sort of a non-tech question & i posted this for the sake of spicing up the mood of fellow Zcashers 😀 so the question is; What name would you suggest to call a 100 millionth of a Zcash? (likewise 'Satoshies' in Bitcoin) submitted by /u/FocusOnCoins [link] [comments]
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  • Hey r/ZEC - Messari just completely overhauled its Zcash profile November 13, 2019
    The Messari team has been working like crazy to update our profiles for the top 100 crypto assets and went all out on a new Zcash profile. Take a look and let us know what you think! https://messari.io/asset/zcash The profile page includes an overview, history of the project, profiles for the Electric Coin Company and […]
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  • ZEC can now be trustlessly traded against DAI on an Ethereum DEX (Uniswap-style). November 13, 2019
    submitted by /u/Metamilian [link] [comments]
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  • Electric Coin Companies 2019 Q4 Livestream November 13, 2019
    submitted by /u/minezcash [link] [comments]
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  • Does anybody else prefer a shake-up in funding compared to the status quo? November 12, 2019
    I just finished watching the ECC live stream recording and noticed that David Campbell stated that the company will have to undergo significant "restructuring" if they do not receive at least $750,000 per month. ...am I the only person that believes this would be a healthy event for the Zcash community as a whole? I'm […]
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  • Guarda calls for Beta Testers. November 12, 2019
    submitted by /u/Guarda-Wallet [link] [comments]
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  • Version update, important! November 11, 2019
    https://electriccoin.co/blog/new-release-2-1-0-1/ submitted by /u/Tripleyouwu [link] [comments]
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What Is ZCash ?

The crypto coin Zcash wants to improve the anonymity of those using Bitcoin and developed from the Zerocoin project. At first, the protocol for the Zerocoin got improvements and renamed Zerocash, and then in 2016 the Zcash cryptocoin appeared. [1] Zooko Wilcox-O’Hearn is a founder and CEO of Zcash. The founding team also includes Matthew D. Green from Johns Hopkins University who is a cryptographer. One of Zcash’s initial investors is Roger Ver.

The Zcash payments can be seen on a public blockchain, however its users have the possibility of hiding transaction details, such as sender, receiver, and the amount sent. There’s a fixed total supply of 21 million units of Zcash coins, much like Bitcoin. [2]

 

Some users need to prove payment for auditing purposes, and they can do so thanks to the “selective disclosure” feature on private transactions. This is done to permit private transactors to abide with the regulations regarding anti-money laundering or taxing. The transactions are auditable, however it is the participant who has control over the disclosure. [3] Wilcox held virtual meetings with various law enforcement agencies from around the U.S. to describe the basis and even went on record saying that the purpose of this currency is not that of facilitating illegal activity.

 

Since April 4, 2017, Zcash can be seen in the top 10 cryptocoins by market cap.