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mobilecoinfoundation/mobilecoin is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later which is an OSI approved license.

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NOTE: The number of mentions on this list indicates mentions on common posts. Hence, a higher number means a better mobilecoin alternative or higher similarity.


Posts where mobilecoin has been mentioned. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects - the last one was on 2021-04-07.
  • In defense of Signal
  • Monero fork? Whose mining it then?
    You are welcome to audit the code yourself.
  • MobileCoin is incompetent, you need a paid Amazon S3 account to run a validator node. | 2021-04-07
    Link here:
  • Signal Just Made One Years Worth Of Server-Side Source Code Available In One Huge Dump
  • Bruce Schneier: WTF: Signal Adds Cryptocurrency Support | 2021-04-07
    This is how the Terms of Use for MobileCoin start out:
  • It looks like Signal isn't as open source as you thought it was anymore | 2021-04-06
    Interestingly, this brand-new custom coin they're using is not Proof-of-Work or Proof-of-Stake.

    > The MobileCoin Consensus Protocol avoids the environmentally-damaging mathematical “work” required by Proof-of-Work (PoW) consensus protocols like Bitcoin and realizes a much higher transaction rate than the Bitcoin consensus protocol. In contrast to Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus protocols, practical control of governance in MCP is ceded to the users who are trusted the most by the extended MobileCoin community, rather than to the wealthiest users who control the largest financial stakes.

  • Help Us Test Payments in Signal | 2021-04-06
    Even if an SGX attack does take place, tx's aren't recognized as the system is secured with Cryptonote's ring signatures (1st reply in FAQ

    here too about 11mins in - | 2021-04-06
    {Today's Wired article for context:}


    I'm the CEO of MobileCoin. If anyone has any questions please feel free to ask here. We've been working on this project for four years and it has been a labor of love. There's a lot of new technology here.

    We exist in a highly regulated space so it's possible some questions will require reaching out to lawyers to make sure we answer them in a way that's compliant so please don't feel offended if a response takes a while to come back.

    The best set of docs for how the whole thing fits together is our book "The Mechanics of MobileCoin"[0].

    We'll be around here and on our forums [1] to answer questions. Please also check out our foundation website[2]. The github[3] is also a lot of fun, especially the section on Fog[4].






  • Signal endorsing MobileCoin? | 2021-04-06
    Signal Payments makes it easy to link a MobileCoin wallet to Signal so you can start sending funds to friends and family, receive funds from them, keep track of your balance, and review your transaction history with a simple interface. As always, our goal is to keep your data in your hands rather than ours; MobileCoin’s design means Signal does not have access to your balance, full transaction history, or funds. You can also transfer your funds at any time if you want to switch to another app or service.
  • Signal Adds Payments—With a Privacy Coin (Except they chose MobileCoin over Monero...) | 2021-04-06
    From their FAQ:
  • Signals new privacy coin not for US residents, lol
  • Signal debuts a privacy coin (not for US residents, lol)
  • Signal is testing MobileCoin payments in the UK
    Source code for MobileCoin
  • Question - MobileCoin - Private payments and messaging integration | 2021-04-02
    Read the 1st question in the FAQ as well as the whitepaper and youtube channel
  • Test-Ben | 2021-03-30
    I like how active it is with GitHub