Privacy coins are a relatively new technology, as the oldest privacy coins are less than a decade old. There is a lack of information on the web describing the current privacy coin landscape from different analytical perspectives. The current crypto landscape is constantly evolving with the introduction of new technologies and new regulations being passed, therefore a need for the current state of the art of privacy coins was found.
On this page you can find out more about the current technologies in privacy coins, information about the privacy coins themselves, and a comparison between the privacy coins in different fields.
Data about privacy coins were collected mostly from primary sources. The respective whitepapers and official websites of each privacy coin were excellent sources of primary data written by the developers of the coin. The official websites of each privacy coin were also an excellent and reliable source of source of information.
After each of the five privacy coins were thoroughly researched, the coins were compared and contrasted with one another. The privacy coins were compared in the categories: Unique Selling Point (USP), Confidentiality, and Price Volatility.