Category: Zcash (ZEC)

An Update on Atomic Trades

Decentralization is a key characteristic of cryptocurrencies because it removes dependence on trusting third parties in order to transact between individuals. However, exchanges between different cryptocurrencies typically still require trust in a centralized exchange or counterparty. Cross-chain atomic trades (for which we have coined the acronym “XCATs”) remove the need …

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