On-chain privacy, confidential data, and compliance in Web3
What does “compliant privacy” mean? Can privacy by itself be non-compliant? How can Web3 ensure that users’ rights are protected, and at the same time, proactively limit the amount of bad actors in the ecosystem? First things first: by definition, privacy is not non-compliant. It’s generally recognized as a fundamental human right in many parts
Diving Into sMPC in the Context of DeFi: Podcast Key Takeaways
The ninth episode of the Aleph Zero Podcast is an exploration of sMPC through a DeFi lens, as Damian Straszak guides us through the privacy-preserving properties of this cryptographic technique. TL;DL Too Long; Didn’t Listen: What is sMPC? Secure multi-party computation is a cryptographic solution used to preserve user privacy. It is one of two
What Are Zero-Knowledge Proofs? Podcast Key Takeaways
The latest episode of the Aleph Zero Podcast explores the world of zero-knowledge proofs and features blockchain developer Damian Straszak, Ph.D., who will simplify the concepts of these fundamental Web3 building blocks. TL; DL Too Long, Didn’t Listen Listen to the latest episode with Damian Straszak. Exploring Zero-Knowledge Proofs ZKPs are a family of cryptographic
EDX to deploy regulated securities exchange, security token standard on Aleph Zero
European DLT Exchange (EDX) joins forces with Aleph Zero Foundation and Cardinal Cryptography to realize a high-performance multichain setup with privacy features for EDX, while bolstering the regulated DeFi ecosystem on Aleph Zero. The cooperation of 21.finance AG, Aleph Zero Foundation, and Cardinal Cryptography is centered around the European DLT Exchange (EDX) project. EDX aims
Aleph Zero reduces the negative effects of MEV. How?
Maximal Extractable Value prevention has to do with the design of the network, as well as recognizing certain benefits of MEV that should be retained to ensure a healthy ecosystem. The MEV occurs when block builders/arbitrageurs re-order transactions before they are appended to the blockchain. This happens because block builders/arbitrageurs have access to the mempool.
AngelBlock: Fixing What’s Broken with Web3 Fundraising
We have recently hosted the first Discord AMA to talk with Alex Strzesniewski about AngelBlock, a new fundraising protocol that is planning to use Aleph Zero. Here’s a follow-up in case you’ve missed it. In an AMA hosted by Antoni Żółciak, we had the opportunity to take a closer look at AngelBlock and talk with
Aleph Zero and Interlock: Using Blockchain For a Safer Internet
Interlock is building a decentralized security platform on Aleph Zero that will empower users with free, enterprise-grade security and reward them for making the internet safer. The first part of the project–ThreatSlayer, a browser security extension– has already been launched in Beta version and answers the pressing need for increased security in decentralized finance (DeFi).
2022 in review: #BUIDL never ends
Throughout 2022, the Aleph Zero team has been focused on laying the foundations for the growth of the network: from smart contracts to community validators to the grant program, this is just a beginning for all of us. 2022 was the year of preparations. With the mainnet launched and Aleph Zero being available on the
Aleph Zero Monthly Update: Community Validators and Liminal
During November, Aleph Zero made huge strides towards decentralization as we introduced community validators to the Mainnet and nomination pools to improve scalability. Additionally, our privacy framework Liminal underwent its first hackathon. Read on to learn more! Community Validators Are Live on the Mainnet The biggest event to occur on the Aleph Zero blockchain in