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  • Welcoming you to a general crypto discussion community without echos or censorship. May 26, 2018
    (In full support of / and without any competition to /r/zec,) We humbly announce a sub dedicated to counteract the echo chamber character and censorship that is now common in many big crypto subs (not this one). For general discussion and/or controversial questions without censorship and with public modlogs you're very welcome to join our […]
  • Just starting mining Zec getting about 2836Sol/s @1000W is it good? May 26, 2018
    submitted by /u/pflnpi030512 [link] [comments]
  • Would A Bear Market Be Good This Year? May 25, 2018
    submitted by /u/Average-Investor [link] [comments]
  • Bitmain blog: Experimental transparency for Zcash community May 25, 2018
    submitted by /u/minezcash [link] [comments]
  • Is there tax if you change to a different currency? May 25, 2018
    I currently have all ZCash coins since I mined them, but I want to convert it all into BTC. Will there be a tax on it or only when I cash it out into USD? So I know whether or not to put money on the side for taxes when tax season comes again next […]
  • Confirmed Zcon0 speakers! May 24, 2018
    submitted by /u/sonyaellenmann [link] [comments]
  • Tesnet coin request May 24, 2018
    Hi, is anybody willing to send me some testnet coins? I'm trying to test raw transactions before using main net and the faucet is not working right now. I'd mine, but don't have much time/processing power. Address: tmX4jQq7UajcfQcQazC5JXmGuz5VwU3gMu8 Any donation would be appreciated! If you'd like I can send the coins back by the end […]
  • Ìs this a try of the VERGE Attack on ZEC ? May 24, 2018
    Did anyone heared about the Attack on Verge (yes again)? What they did, they manipulated the Clockset of the last Block so that the algorithm get confused and lower the Difficulty. I dont thing this is posible with ZEC, BUT there is some strange Hashrate swings the last days. Is this maybe also a atempt […]
  • Historical Network Hashrate May 23, 2018
    I've been looking around for a place to find all-time historical hash rate information for ZCash (ideally exportable to CSV) but I'm hitting a brick wall. Coinwarz only has 120-day difficulty and the block explorer the in-browser chart. Does anyone have such a resource? submitted by /u/barnum11 [link] [comments]
  • For a week now, this support has been getting stronger. Will it hold? ZECUSD May 23, 2018
    submitted by /u/pheonixlife [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.