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Zcash Developers Update 5-22-2020

Happy Bitcoin Pizza day! Here are the updates from this week: The World Economic Forum announced the Presidio Principles, dubbed the “blockchain bill of rights.” ECC, along with the Government of Colombia, Deloitte Consulting LLP, ConsenSys and the United Nations’ World Food Program are among the first signatories.If you missed the ECC...

Zcash Developers Update 5-7-2020

We’re firing on all cylinders y’all! Here are the updates from this week: Features have been selected for NU4. ECC reviewed these proposed features with the Zcash Foundation and reached agreement on the inclusion of the six ZIPs selected for NU4, subject to the outcome of security audits.NU4 needs a...

Zcash Developers Update 5-1-2020

Happy May Day my friends. Here are the updates from this week: Recordings are up from last week’s Zeal call. We were joined by Moe Ghashim, Nathan and Matt. Here are the videos and slides.New paper from Bünz, Chiesa, Mishra, and Spooner generalizing, formalizing, and analyzing Halo.Guarda is running a bug bounty for the...

Zcash Developers Update 4-24-2020

Hi everyone, here are the updates from this week: Release 2.1.2 supports the activation of Heartwood on testnet, with an activation height of 903800, slated to occur on May 6, 2020. Once the feature selection is finalized for NU4, we will begin the process of picking a codename.As part of the Heartwood...

Zcash Developers Update 4-10-2020

Did anyone see the full moon this week? Hopefully, amidst all of the stress and uncertainty, you found a moment to delight in the small joys of spring.   Here are the updates from this week: We’ve updated the Wallets page on z.cash. Check it out and let us know...

Zcash Developers Update 4-3-2020

Zcashers - I’ll keep it short and sweet this week. I hope you and yours are safe and healthy. Here are the latest updates from the team: We had a great Zeal call this week with Least Authority and adityapk00 from ZecWallet.You can see the recording here. We will post it to the...

Zcash Developers Update 3-27-2020

It’s been a busy and productive week at ECC. Here are the latest updates from the team: ECC published the Transparency Report for Q3 2019.We’re excited about the upcoming network upgrade, Heartwood (NU3). Learn more about FlyClient ZIP 221. We’ll post about Shielded Coinbase ZIP 213 next week.We partnered...

Zcash Developers Update 2-21-2020

Here are the latest updates from ECC: ECC Live Stream Q12020 took place earlier this week. We covered dev fund, engineering plan, Halo research, zECC wallet and community programs. Check out my twitter thread for the full TLDR.ECC is hiring a Software Engineer. Help us develop the most advanced private cryptocurrency on the planet,...

Privacy is Consent

It’s almost Valentine’s Day, y’all, so let’s talk about CONSENT. Consent is knowing what your options are and being able to make an informed choice. I’m not talking about implicit consent, like the kind you didn’t remember giving in the first place. I’m talking about that true blue, say-it-loud-and-proud,...

Search & Destroy

What to do when your MacBook storage is full and can’t handle storing a Zcash full node anymore ¯_(ツ)_/¯ Disclaimer: Deleting files from the command line is not for the faint of heart. Before taking action, know and understand all risks, tradeoffs, and downsides of what you’re doing. Remember...