Nocturne brings private accounts to Ethereum

Nocturne, a protocol that enables private accounts on Ethereum, has launched its first version on mainnet. 

The protocol is designed so that users are able to deposit or receive funds privately on what Vitalik Buterin calls stealth addresses. 

This means that users can generate a secret spending and viewing key, which can then be used to create multiple meta-addresses that can be used to interact with other accounts.

These addresses are held within Nocturne smart contracts and are intended to be used to trade what the company refers to as ‘hot assets,’ or crypto assets that are not designed to be held. 

According to Nocturne, its smart accounts will be compatible with DeFi…

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