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CDCrop Zooko Wilcox MI2022 (Will Ess for Pixelmind.ai/CoinDesk)
Zcash Doesn’t Need Your Trust
For years, the Electric Coin Company has been breaking new ground with zero-knowledge proofs. This year it radically improved privacy on its Zcash protocol, even as the right to use it is under attack. That’s why CEO Zooko Wilcox is one of CoinDesk’s Most Influential 2022.
CDCrop Zooko Wilcox MI2022 (Will Ess for Pixelmind.ai/CoinDesk)

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$600M Poly Heist Shows DeFi Needs Hackers to Become Unhackable
If computers will continue to do more important things, we'll require those programs to be secure. Learning what not to do is one way there.
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Zcash's Electric Coin Company Shifts to Non-Profit Status Following Stockholder Vote
Zcash developer Electric Coin Company will transition to a new non-profit, with a majority of shareholders electing to donate their equity.
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The Web Wasn’t Built for Privacy, but It Could Be
Because privacy means different things to different people, a privacy-focused internet is unlikely to please everyone. But it should offer greater personal control.
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'The Internet Was Illegal' and Other Early Stories With Zooko Wilcox
In this wide-ranging conversation, CoinDesk reporter Leigh Cuen and early cypherpunk Zooko Wilcox discuss what crypto can learn from technology successes and failures in the '80s and '90s.
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Zcash Trademark Talks Were About More Than a Logo
Can an altcoin outgrow its founders? A new agreement between Electric Coin Company and the Zcash Foundation could be a good first step.
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You Can Now Prove a Whole Blockchain With One Math Problem – Really
According to Electric Coin Company research, you can prove the whole bitcoin blockchain in less space than a bitcoin blockhead, only 80-bytes of data.
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Zooko Wilcox Pushes for New Developer Fund to Support Zcash
Zcash founder Zooko Wilcox has called for the creation of a new "Dev Fund" to support the operations of the privacy-focused cryptocurrency.
Zooco Wilcox via CD archives

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Monero and Zcash Conferences Showcase Their Differences (And Links)
The future of privacy coins relies on technologists getting the governance setup right. Here are both sides of the zcash debate.
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