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    Privacy in Crypto

    What makes projects like Monero and Zcash different from other networks?

    The controversy around these tokens Not everyone loves the idea of totally private transactions. Private crypto networks can be tools for criminals, money launderers, or darknet users to transfer funds anonymously. This Slate article from November about Monero is titled “The Bitcoin Competitor Beloved by the Alt-Right and Criminals”. Using networks like Monero is giving these types of groups complete anonymity. Naturally, governments are going to be mad at people making large anonymous transactions, it allows them to avoid taxes and commit crimes. In September of 2020, the IRS offered up to $625k for anyone who was able to crack the Monero network. The issue is, even if they find…