(Bloomberg View) -- The anonymity of bitcoin gained it myriad adherents among anarchists and drug dealers around the world. Now, though, it's looking like the digital currency isn’t quite anonymous enough.
Consider the sudden popularity of Zcash and Monero, two new cryptocurrencies that offer confidential transactions. When Zcash first became available last week, demand was so strong that its founders temporarily became paper billionaires.
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