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Is Dash based on CryptoNote or CoinJoin?

There are two coins with that name. The first is called Dashcoin (DSH) and is a CryptoNote coin that was launched July 05, 2014 as an automated fork of Bytecoin (BCN) without the large premine. ...
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Is Dash based on CryptoNote or CoinJoin?

Is Dash based on CryptoNote or CoinJoin? DASH is a Bitcoin fork and uses a modified version of CoinJoin to perform private transactions. DASH its anonymity requires activity on the chain, i.e., you ...
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Is Dash based on CryptoNote or CoinJoin?

It's very confusing. Dashcoin (DSH) is based on Cryptonote. It's a direct copy of Bytecoin, without the premine. See https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1020627.540 and http://dashcoin.info/. ...
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Is there a Monero project or improvement proposal to make Monero have instant transactions?

In Monero, like other cryptocurrencies, the transactions themselves are fairly instant - they get instantly broadcast to the network and get placed in the tx pool. Wallets also see these transactions ...
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Monero comparison wiki states zcash is not "decentralized": why?

The monero comparison wiki states zcash is not decentralized. Why? The link you posted in your question, if you scroll down the page, has a pretty thorough answer to the question. Most common ...
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Is Dash based on CryptoNote or CoinJoin?

Dash (the Bitcoin-fork, a.k.a. Dashpay, formerly Darkcoin, formerly-formerly XCoin) is not based on CryptoNote protocols. Instead it implements a decentralized CoinJoin. While CoinJoin or CoinShuffle ...
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