Zcash (ZEC) is a cryptocurrency that was released in 2016 by the Zcash foundation. Its main goal is it to use cryptography to improve data protection and privacy for users in comparison to other cryptocurrencies. It has a total volume of 21 million coins. Transactions with Zcash are either public or private. Private ones are based on zk-SNARKS, an efficient version of zero-knowledge-proofs.

Zcash coins are located either in a public or private pool. In 2017 only 4% oft he coins were in the private pool. And at this point, most of the wallets do not support z-addrs.

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