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Zk-SNARKS refers to a zero-knowledge proof that enables one group on the blockchain to guarantee it owns particular data without disclosing it.

Understanding the Term

Zk-SNARKS stands for “Zero-Knowledge Succinct Non-Interactive Knowledge Argument.” Basically, it is a cryptographic proof that enables one group to ensure that it holds specific data without disclosing it.


Zk-Snarks are used by the privacy-oriented Zcash cryptocurrency to provide anonymous payments.

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