There’s too much trust in zero-knowledge tech

Web3 has placed so much emphasis on the baseline concept of zero-knowledge technology that it now sits on a pedestal, a spotlight cast over every development. But its scalability, security and privacy benefits do not make it trustworthy by default. 

People fail to recognize that zero-knowledge (zk) technology, in a Web3 context, is still fairly new and not without flaws. Developers are actively addressing zk tech’s current issues, but the innovative nature of the space means that they are often conceptualizing faster than they can build. 

Continuing to put trust into zk technology without fully understanding its problems is perilous for a sustainable Web3 future. We need to…

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