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Questions tagged [mixing]

Discussion of (non cryptonote based) systems where coins are mixed together in order to make blockchain analysis more difficult by obscuring the connection between different addresses. This tag should not be confused with mixin (legacy CryptoNote term now renamed to ringsize for Monero).

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How does the mixing work?

I have been researching Monero, and I think I understand how ring signatures and stealth addresses work mathematically. However, to create a new ring transaction, you need N peers that want to join ...
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What are the technical advantages of Ring Signatures (CryptoNote) compared to CoinJoin?

What are the technical advantages of Ring Signatures (CryptoNote) compared to CoinJoin? Which privacy technology provides a higher level of privacy and why? What is the difference between "passive" ...