If you have been paying close attention to the BitcoinTalk forums, and the alternative currencies section more specifically, you may have noticed the cross-thread posting between StealthCoin and ShadowCash. Several articles about this topic have surfaced, yet none of them actually has a clue about what happened. Let’s try to rectify this situation.
The reason behind this “distress” is one of StealthCoin’s upcoming features, based on Chandran signatures. It has been pointed out by respected long-standing members of the Bitcoin and Digital Currency community that Chandran signatures have certain flaws, making them unsuitable for cryptocurrency implementation.