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Zcash Developers Update 1-17-2020

By Elena Giralt Grab a cup of tea and settle in. Here are the latest updates from ECC: General updates DevFund Discussion continues: ZIP 1014 PollingThe Community Advisory Helios poll closes on Monday, January 27th and announce results on Tuesday, January 28th.Other dates to...

Zcash Developers Update 1-10-20

By Elena Giralt 2020 is off to a strong start. Here are the latest updates from ECC: Real World Crypto conference is underway in NYC where BLAKE3 was presented. The BLAKE3 project, sponsored by ECC and Teserakt, is “an evolution of the BLAKE2 cryptographic hash that is both...

Zcash Developers Update 12-20-19

By Elena Giralt Happy Holidays zcashers! I’m moving the this week in privacy section to the bottom of the post. Please note, there will not be weekly updates for the next two weeks on account of the holidays. Our engineering team is ending this year with a bang!Here...

Zcash Developers Update 12-13-19

By Elena Giralt It’s freaky Friday y’all. December 13th means we have less than 3 weeks left in 2019. I’m writing from LaBitConf in Uruguay. It’s been an interesting few days meeting with and learning more about the crypto communities in Latin America. I even met a few ZEC miners!

Zcash Developers Update 12-6-19

By Elena Giralt Hi everyone! Here’s your update for 12/6 (with updated links, including Fellowship of the ZEC). This week in privacy, Brave Browser crosses a big milestone in terms of growth, 10 million monthly users. Remember when Apple released all those ads celebrating its privacy policy? Well,...

Zcash Developers Update 11-22-19

By Elena Giralt This week in privacy, Amnesty International released a 60 page report on surveillance, privacy and human rights. Today, Brittany Kaiser, Cambridge Analytica whistleblower gave testimony to New York state lawmakers on protecting consumer privacy. Uber is piloting features that allow drivers and riders to record each other. Leigh Cuen’s latest reporting describes how...

Zcash Developers Update 11-15-19

By Elena Giralt This week in privacy related news, the Electronic Frontier Foundation won a court case against the US Department of Homeland Security regarding suspicionless searches of electronic devices at the US border. This is a big win for privacy advocates everywhere! The EFF has been doing privacy advocacy since 1990....

Zcash Developers Update 11-8-19

By Elena Giralt Here are (some of) the latest updates from ECC. This week, ECC transferred ownership of the Zcash trademark to the Zcash Foundation. As many of you know, this agreement is the result of months of negotiations and thoughtful deliberation. Kudos to everyone involved in bringing...

Zcash Developers Update 11-1-19

By Josh Swihart Happy November everyone and happy Zcash birthday week! Oh, and if you’re on BitMEX ( but why would you be if you’re just hodling ZEC?  ), don’t forget to change your email! See: https://blog.bitmex.com/updated-statement-on-the-email-privacy-issue-impacting-our-users/  I’m posting...

Zcash Developers Update 10-25-19

By Elena Giralt Happy Friday! We got a lot of love from around the internet this week. I’ll share those before getting into the Engineering update. If you have questions or feedback, don’t be shy. Drop your thoughts in the comment section below.