Cryptocurrency: Monero Zcash Etc

Zenaan Harkness zen at
Wed Nov 25 05:33:06 PST 2020

On Wed, Nov 25, 2020 at 01:53:19AM -0500, grarpamp wrote:
> >
> Renwick, R., & Gleasure, R. (2020). Those who control the code control
> the rules: How different perspectives of privacy are being written
> into the code of blockchain systems. Journal of Information
> Technology. doi:10.1177/0268396220944406 23 pages.
> Monero (statistical) and Zcash (homomorphic) are first generation
> and just like Bitcoin (none) will die under the pointless weight of
> their own ever growing terabyte++ size blockchains.
> Come talk when you have a privacy cryptocurrency
> whose "blockchain" (total disk space needed regardless
> of what you call it) grows NOT as function of number
> of tx (users transactions), but only as function of number
> of UTXO (users accounts) in some form of state database
> updated by consensus over transactions and the db itself.

Um… I don't trust the state sorry...

<ducks for cover> Couldn't resist sorry <homomorphicly cheesy grin>

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