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authorFlorian Dold <florian.dold@gmail.com>2017-05-17 15:21:49 +0200
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@@ -300,6 +300,12 @@ blockchain's decentralized nature to escape anti-money laundering
regulation~\cite{molander1998cyberpayments} as they provide anonymous,
disintermediated transactions.
+Unlike Taler, Zerocash fully hides transacted amounts as well both the sender
+and receiver, giving an exceptionally high level of anonymity. This comes at
+the cost of usage for illegitimate purposes such as money laundering and tax
+evasion, as well as confirmation times and processing fees that are many orders
+of magnitude larger.
+
GreenCoinX\footnote{\url{https://www.greencoinx.com/}} is a more
recent AltCoin where the company promises to identify the owner of
each coin via e-mail addresses and phone numbers. While it is unclear