CryptoNote is an application layer protocol that aims to solve the problems outlined in Bitcoin Core, the protocol behind Bitcoin.[1] The protocol powers several decentralized privacy-oriented cryptocurrencies.[2]

Original author(s)Nicolas van Saberhagen
Written inC++
Operating systemWindows, Unix-like, OS X
TypeCryptocurrency, anonymity
LicenseMIT License

Nothing is known about the original author of CryptoNote, "Nicolas van Saberhagen."[3]

See also


  1. "CryptoNote v 2.0" (PDF). Retrieved 2018-12-21.
  2. "Forkmaps". forkmaps. Retrieved 2019-03-21.
  3. "Meet North Korea and Lana Del Rey's new favorite cryptocurrency". The Daily Dot. 2018-02-09. Retrieved 2018-12-21.

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