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what-is-monero->aboutb About
what-is-monero->confidential Monero transactions are confidential and untraceable.
what-is-monero->confidential_para1 Unlike selectively transparent alternatives (e.g. Zcash), Monero is the only major cryptocurrency where every user is anonymous by default. The sender, receiver, and amount of every single transaction are hidden through the use of three important technologies: @Stealth-Addresses, @Ring-Signatures, and @RingCT.
what-is-monero->confidential_para2 Because every transaction is private, Monero cannot be traced. This makes it a true, @fungible currency. Merchants and individuals accepting Monero do not need to worry about blacklisted or tainted coins.
what-is-monero->electronic Monero is electronic cash that allows fast, inexpensive payments to and from anywhere in the world.
what-is-monero->electronic_para1 With Monero, there are no wire transfer or check clearing fees, no multi-day holding periods, and no fraudulent chargebacks. Because Monero is decentralized, it is not constrained by any particular legal jurisdiction and provides safety from capital control.
what-is-monero->getb Get Monero
what-is-monero->grassroots Monero is a grassroots community attracting the world's best cryptocurrency researchers and engineering talent.
what-is-monero->grassroots_p1 The Monero Project is at the forefront of cryptocurrency privacy and security. Its
what-is-monero->grassroots_p2 Research Lab
what-is-monero->grassroots_p3 and Development Team are constantly working on new, innovative technologies. Since its launch, the project has received contributions from over
what-is-monero->grassroots_p4 500 developers
what-is-monero->grassroots_p5 located all around the world.
what-is-monero->grassroots_p6 Numerous
what-is-monero->grassroots_p7 forums and chat channels
what-is-monero->grassroots_p8 are available for anyone to join, and the community is always welcoming new members.
what-is-monero->joinb Join a workgroup
what-is-monero->leading Monero is the leading cryptocurrency focused on private and censorship-resistant transactions.
what-is-monero->leading_para1 The majority of existing @cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and Ethereum, have transparent @blockchains. Transactions can be verified and/or traced by anyone in the world. This means that the sending and receiving @addresses of these @transactions could potentially be linked to real-world identities.
what-is-monero->leading_para2 Monero, on the other hand, uses various privacy-enhancing technologies to ensure the anonymity of its users.