Anoncoin (ANC) is a peer-to-peer digital cryptocurrency that focuses on privacy and anonymity for its users. Created in June 2013, it is the first and only currency to have built-in support for both the I2P darknet and Tor network that conceal the IP address of the user.
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Overview

Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin use public ledgers to keep balances correct between wallets. As Bitcoin and others are increasingly used, wallet addresses (and their balances) will increasingly be tied to real world identities.

Just like people prefer not to show others their bank accounts, they will not want this level of exposure on their cryptocurrency wallets.

A move to cryptocurrency which keeps sender addresses and balances are private is inevitable.

Anoncoin (ANC) is a peer-to-peer digital cryptocurrency that focuses on privacy and anonymity for its users. Created in June 2013, it is the first and only currency to have built-in support for both the I2P darknet and Tor network that conceal the IP address of the user. Anoncoin will soon be implementing Zerocoin, which will allow users to make payments anonymously, without revealing their anoncoin public addresses.

Comparison With Other Coins

Anoncoin was made out of necessity. Here is a chart of some of the features of Anoncoin and other comparable cryptocurrencies:

CURRENCY SPEED SCALABILITY CONSENSUS FEES FUNGIBILE BALANCE SENDER METHODOLOGY
Anoncoin
(ANC)
? ? proof of work
(Scrypt)
none yes private private ?
Bitcoin
(BTC)
low
(7 tx/s)
low proof of work
sha256
high no public public none
Dash
(DASH)
high (public)
low (private)
? proof of work high ? private public CoinJoin
Monero
(XMR)
low low proof of work
(CryptoNight)
? yes private private Ring CT
Zcash
(ZEC)
? ? equihash ? no (public)
yes (private)
optional optional ZK-Snarks

Facts About Anonoin

ITEM DESCRIPTION
Launch date June 6, 2013
Consensus algorithm proof of work (Scrypt)
Block generation 3 min block targets
Block reward
  • 4.2 ANC for blocks until 42,000
  • 7 ANC until block 77,777
  • 10 ANC bonus block for 77778
  • 5 ANC until block 306,600
  • halving of block rewards every 306,600 blocks (approximately every 638 days)
Max. coins 3.1 million ANC
Anonymity Native support of the I2P and Tor darknets, Zerocoin in development
Pre-mine 4200 ANC returned to the community

For more information

Please join the community in the following ways:

Website: anoncoin.net
Wiki: wiki.anoncoin.net
Email: contact@anoncoin.net
Slack: anoncoin.slack.com
Reddit: anoncoin
Twitter: AnoncoinNews, AnoncoinProject
IRC: #anoncoin (I2P: localhost:6668)