Cryptology ePrint Archive: Report 2019/021


Ilya Aldanov

Abstract: CryptoNote protocol proved to be very popular among cryptocurrency startups. We propose several features to extend the basic protocol. Among them are Hybrid Mining (a different mining scheme preventing a straightforward 51% attack), Slow Emission (an emission curve better suited for the real-world adoption), Return Addresses (transaction-specic addresses anonymously linking transactions to their originators), Tiny Addresses (short numerical addresses easy to remember and relay). For breivity, we call these features CryptoNote+.

Category / Keywords: cryptographic protocols / cryptocurrency, blockchain, mining, Monero

Date: received 7 Jan 2019

Contact author: ilya aldanov at protonmail com

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