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Monero And ZCash Delisted

Leading cryptocurrencies Monero and ZCash have allegedly been delisted from BitOasis, a Dubai based cryptocurrency exchange. Whilst this might not be the most pressing matter to many investors, reports have surfaced that state BitOasis failed to inform investors that they would be delisting these cryptocurrencies, calling to question the safety of our assets that we are trading within cryptocurrency exchanges. Yes, cryptocurrency is decentralised, but when we see news like this we really have to ask the question - who is really in control here? According to AMBCrypto: “The Dubai-based exchange received an in-principle approval [IPA] from Financial Services Regulatory...

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The Monero Community Is Full of Honest People

Monero, the team behind the XMR cryptocurrency is known for its passion for privacy. Monero is a cryptocurrency project that takes the Bitcoin model one step further by providing a platform for totally anonymous cryptocurrency transactions. The entire community behind Monero is one that values privacy and thus, many people seem to think Monero investors have something to hide? Is this really the case though, or do these people simply just want to exercise their right to privacy and the protection of their own data? Earlier this month, Peter Todd, an ex-Bitcoin developer has spoken out about his views on...

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Privacy: ETH to Follow in XMR’s Footsteps?

The co-founder and face of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin has expressed his interest in incorporating privacy features into Ethereum. It seems Buterin is partial to the ZK-SNARKS technology that is used in privacy coin Zcash. Even so, his senses seem to be particularly excited about any developments surrounding privacy protocols. This became more obvious when a research paper was released called, “FloodXMR: Low-cost transaction flooding attack with Monero’s bulletproof protocol.” The researchers decided to look into what they call “flooding attack with Monero’s bulletproof protocol.” So basically, this involves an attacker flooding the network with their own transactions and then getting...

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Monero’s Spagni Suspects Bitcoin Got To Where It Is Today Due To Its Lack Of Privacy

On Thursday, Monero lead maintainer Riccardo Spagni appeared on an episode of Monero Talk. During the interview, Spagni made comments regarding the possibility that Bitcoin has been able to get to where it is today due to the lack of full anonymity provided by the peer-to-peer digital cash system. Satoshi’s Privacy Mistakes Monero Talk host Douglas Tuman asked Spagni about his thoughts regarding the greater cryptocurrency user base’s acceptance of Bitcoin as the gold standard despite its lack of privacy features. In his response, Spagni first discussed why Bitcoin lacks strong privacy in the first place. “[Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto]...

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3 Underrated Cryptos To Keep Your Eye On

The way the market is going, Bitcoin is going to go down in history as a one-hit wonder but it isn’t the only cryptocurrency out there. Of course, you will have heard of Ethereum, Litecoin, Cardano and so on but today, let’s take a look at a few other unknown cryptocurrencies outside of the top ten (at the current time of writing anyway). These digital assets have clearly defined foals and have potential ‘break the internet’ so to speak. To start with, let’s take a look at Zcash. Zcash (ZEC) No, it’s not the SEC instead it’s ZEC (terrible joke,...

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