Horizen Blockchain Network: Real-Life Use Cases, Sidechains, and Responsible Privacy
March 29, 2021 by NOWPayments.io
What if there was a platform that could unite people around the world and reward everyone according to their contribution? Horizen is on a mission to build such an ecosystem, fully decentralized, robust, sustainable, and responsibly private.
There are four main advantages to the Horizen tech: it is private, secure, highly reliable, and scalable. Its main products and services include Zendoo, Zennodes, Sphere by Horizen, Horizen Development Environment (HDE), Horizen Academy, and the Horizen Community Council (HCC).
The mainchain works as a classical Proof of Work model, while sidechains that process thousands of transactions per second have adopted the Proof of Stake algorithm. The blockchain is thoroughly protected from the infamous 51% attack issue and enhanced with TLS end-to-end encryption between nodes for impeccable security.
Horizen ZEN is also perfect for payments.
What is Horizen?
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