How anonymous/private are transactions, versus say Monero, Zcash?

I don’t see any mention of addressing privacy/anonymity in the front pages. How does Algorand compare to Monero or Zcash’s anonymity features?

I think Algorand is better.:wink:

At launch, Algorand transactions will be no more anonymous than those in Ethereum or Bitcoin – there just hasn’t yet been enough time to implement Zcash- or Monero-like anonymity features. Anonymous transactions are on our roadmap though – we definitely want them long-term.

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also worth mentioning here is that when algorand open sources their blockchain the mimblewimble protocol of grin/beam could also be implemented with algorand POS/consensus but it is a different blockchain format and would require a new chain

You’re obviously new right? Transactions are not mixed in Algorand.

No we don’t want them. Almost every government on Earth including the ones that matter the most will not allow it. If you want adoption anonymity is a no win situation.