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How will the temporal output alignment of ring partners (mixins) be addressed?

There are three main ways to fix this. The first one is to attempt to select outputs which are unrelated, if possible. This only works if you are sending an amount of monero that can be represented ...
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Does the key vector approach in RingCT represent linkability among transactions? Can it be exploited by blockchain analysis?

smooth (and I) expressed concern about this same thing during the implementation. The good news is Shen came up with an alternate construction where one MLSAG is used per input rather than combined (...
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How will the temporal output alignment of ring partners (mixins) be addressed?

One option would be modifying the selection algorithm so that it selects ring partners in a similar date range to your own outputs. Then all of the transactions in your ring would be from the same ...
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Understanding the structure of Monero's LMDB and how explore its contents using mdb_stat

Understanding the structure of Monero's LMDB and how explore its contents using mdb_stat Firstly, mdb_stat is a tool to get status information about the database environment, not to explore its ...
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How will the temporal output alignment of ring partners (mixins) be addressed?

I'm not sure how this can/will be addressed in the future, but a few ways to avoid the issue now are: Mine some coins in addition to buying them. If you mine even a half a coin per week, that slow ...
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Ring signature and blockchain analysis

Remember that other users (those that are not the "owner" of an output) also use this output in their rings as soon as it appears in the blockchain. So an output might (and most likely will) appear ...
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Can someone explain me what is monero-blockchain-usage?

It's tallying up the counts of times outputs are used. You'll get logged lines which read: M outputs used N times (P%)
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