July 18, 2019, 12:39PM EDT
• 9 min read
The Journey to Ethereum Privacy: Is a private transaction worth $9?
- Several Ethereum privacy projects have launched in recent months, both from startups and corporate research arms. This is a critical step towards real-world usage of public blockchains for financial applications
- Current projects have made innovative breakthroughs by adopting cutting-edge advances in cryptography to make confidential asset representation and private transactions possible
- Real-life implementations are still hamstrung by high gas costs that can only be solved by algorithmic advancements or protocol-level changes