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Monero did not require a "trusted setup" and total coin supply is easily verifiable on the blockchain in real time. Therefore any exploit altering the Monero coin supply (other than ordinary coinbase transactionscoinbase transactions) would immediately be noticed.

More details on trustless vs trusted systems and the risks associated with a trusted setup can be found herecan be found here. In the case of Zcash, only six people participated in the trusted setup process:

Monero did not require a "trusted setup" and total coin supply is easily verifiable on the blockchain in real time. Therefore any exploit altering the Monero coin supply (other than ordinary coinbase transactions) would immediately be noticed.

More details on trustless vs trusted systems and the risks associated with a trusted setup can be found here. In the case of Zcash, only six people participated in the trusted setup process:

Monero did not require a "trusted setup" and total coin supply is easily verifiable on the blockchain in real time. Therefore any exploit altering the Monero coin supply (other than ordinary coinbase transactions) would immediately be noticed.

More details on trustless vs trusted systems and the risks associated with a trusted setup can be found here. In the case of Zcash, only six people participated in the trusted setup process:

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Zcash uses much newer zero-knowledge proof cryptography called zk-SNARKs. Thanks to zk-SNARKszk-SNARKs nodes do not need to store signatures or public keys forever on the blockchain. All transaction data is completely private, including metadata which is encrypted:

Zcash uses much newer zero-knowledge proof cryptography called zk-SNARKs. Thanks to zk-SNARKs nodes do not need to store signatures or public keys forever on the blockchain. All transaction data is completely private, including metadata which is encrypted:

Zcash uses much newer zero-knowledge proof cryptography called zk-SNARKs. Thanks to zk-SNARKs nodes do not need to store signatures or public keys forever on the blockchain. All transaction data is completely private, including metadata which is encrypted:

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This setup process has been received a lot of criticism, and even some critique from one of the best known Zcash advisors, Vitalik Buterin but with a subsequent edit to clarify they that he still thinks the risk of compromise areis quite low:

This setup process has been received a lot of criticism, and even some critique from one of the best known Zcash advisors, Vitalik Buterin but with a subsequent edit to clarify they that he still thinks the risk of compromise are quite low:

This setup process has been received a lot of criticism, and even some critique from one of the best known Zcash advisors, Vitalik Buterin but with a subsequent edit to clarify that he still thinks the risk of compromise is quite low:

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