Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Monday January 13, 2014

Zerocoin To Become An Independent Cryptocurrency

How many different "coins" are out now? I am almost embarrassed to admit that I can't keep track of all the new cryptocurrencies are out now. frown

When a group of cryptographers launched Zerocoin last year, they hoped their cryptography project could upgrade Bitcoin to be as anonymous as its most privacy-focused users have always wanted it to be. Now, after six months of waiting in vain for their code to be adopted by the Bitcoin community, they’re taking a bolder approach: Creating their own cryptocurrency, with privacy baked in from the start.