July 18, 2019, 12:39PM EDT
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The Journey to Ethereum Privacy: Is a private transaction worth $9?

Quick Take

  • 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

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