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Who Generates parameters G & H for Pedersen commitment in Monero?

Who (which party) generates parameters G & H for Pedersen commitment in Monero? I mean for a confidential transaction in Monero, pedersen commitment is required which has parameters G & H ...
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Is a Monero key backdoor possible?

Recently an article was published stating the possibility of the NSA or some other malicious organization creating backdoor undetectable Diffie-Hellman keys (source) to allow snooping. Is Monero at ...
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What is the difference between "trustless" and "trusted" system?

I have read that Zcash is a "trusted" system and that Monero is "trustless". As they are both open source projects, what is the difference. What makes Monero "trustless"?
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