Jaxx Blockchain Wallet to Add New Privacy-focused Cryptocurrency Zcash

Zcash aims to offer confidential and selectively disclosable transactions, powered by its cryptocurrency, ZEC.

Decentral, developers of the universal blockchain wallet Jaxx, today revealed their plans to integrate Zcash (ZEC) within days of the mining of the new privacy-centric cryptocurrency’s genesis block, expected on October 28. Zcash thus becomes the fifth token Jaxx has added in less than three months, following Litecoin, Ethereum Classic, Dash and Augur.

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Anthony Di Iorio, CEO, Decentral
Anthony Di Iorio, CEO, Decentral

CEO of Jaxx Anthony Di Iorio commented: “Zcash has garnered a lot of attention from all around the world and we at Jaxx have received a lot of interest from our users to have it available as soon as it launches. We will be able to offer Zcash on a number of different platforms, and are working well with the developers to enable a seamless integration. VCs have invested in Zcash, there’s cutting edge security technology behind it and that’s resulted in quite a lot chatter in the crypto community. Zcash holds an extraordinary amount of promise.”

Zcash CEO Zooko Wilcox said: “Zcash is a new technology that lets you put encrypted data into a blockchain. Blockchains as they currently exist, don’t offer much (or any) control over the disclosure of the data that you put on the blockchain. Any data that you put in there is visible to all users of the blockchain. Zcash is the first protocol of its kind and is the accumulation of years of academic research, hard engineering work, and diligent security work. I’m happy to see that established companies with their own technology, strategy, and user base are already adding Zcash support. This is a sign of a robust and diverse Zcash ecosystem already beginning to grow.”

“Jaxx has always been blockchain agnostic, but we listen very closely to the requests of our users. I’m extremely proud of what our team has been able to achieve by including so many popular tokens in such a short time. We will continue working around the clock to make these integrations and will include even more in the near future,” added Di Iorio.

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