2016/11/04 5:00 AM
Zcash encounters technical problems, Mintcoin proves controversial, and BipCoin makes its debut. Want to catch up on your latest altcoin news? Read the stories below.
Also read: Altcoin Report: Ether Outranks Bitcoin as Highest-Performing Cryptocurrency
Zcash, the latest addition to the world of altcoins, has encountered a bug that prevents private transactions.
The official website states:
“There is one known bug, which causes private transactions (those in which all of the inputs and outputs are shielded addresses) not to get mined. We’re going to release v1.0.1 shortly to fix it.”
Funds sent to “t” addresses can be processed, while “z” addresses are out of the picture. While “z” addresses are completely anonymous, “t” addresses present a level of transparency, which has angered some users. Zcash’s biggest claim to fame has been that it is a “completely anonymous” currency, and investors are…