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authorJeffrey Burdges <burdges@gnunet.org>2017-05-18 14:55:48 +0200
committerJeffrey Burdges <burdges@gnunet.org>2017-05-18 14:56:03 +0200
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Be a bit more honest about Zerocash by using the word "can".
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@@ -309,9 +309,10 @@ sender and receiver, giving it a larger anonymity set than Taler under
equal usage levels. A Taler exchange can process transactions many
orders of magnitude faster and more cheaply than any blockchain-based
cryptocurrency like Zerocash. It follows that, assuming reasonable
-adoption levels for both, Taler will yield stronger anonymity for
-ordinary purchases, although Zerocash should retain an advantage for
-large transactions that never get cashed out into another currency.
+adoption levels for both, Taler can yield stronger anonymity for
+ordinary purchases, although this depends upon adoption.
+Also, Zerocash should retain an advantage for large transactions that
+never get cashed out into another currency.
In addition, Zerocash's anonymity for the receiver facilitates illegal
activities like extortion, money laundering, and tax evasion.