Why I am bullish on Monero (XMR)

1. Monero & Fungibility

One of the most striking features of Monero is its inherent fungibility.

In the world of cryptocurrencies, fungibility refers to the ability of a currency to be exchanged freely without being tainted by its past transactions.

Since Monero transactions are untraceable, each coin is interchangeable and maintains its full value, regardless of its transaction history.

This makes Monero a truly “clean” currency, with significant potential to become a preferred medium of exchange in privacy-conscious circles.

2. The Monero technology

The sender, receiver, and amount of every single Monero transaction are hidden through the use of 3 important technologies:

  • Stealth Addresses

  • Ring Signatures

  • RingCT

Stealth Addresses are automatic one-time addresses for every transaction.

Ring Signatures are a group of cryptographic signatures with at least 1 real participant. There is no way to tell which in the group is the real one as they all appear valid.

RingCT (Ring Confidential Transactions) is a way to hide the amount sent in a Monero transaction.

3. Why I like Monero

Monero’s unique focus on privacy and anonymity, combined with its inherent fungibility, positions it as an attractive opportunity for those seeking a digital safe haven.


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I think that as more people become aware of the risks associated with transparent digital transactions, Monero’s value proposition will become increasingly compelling.

In a world where digital privacy is becoming increasingly scarce, Monero’s counterintuitive approach to financial transactions may just be the key to its success in the future.

4. Monero & Crime

Monero’s privacy comes with a dark side – it has become the go-to cryptocurrency for various types of criminals.

  • Ransomware Attacks: Cybercriminals have started to demand ransoms in Monero due to its untraceable nature.

  • Darknet Markets: By using Monero, buyers & sellers of illegal goods & services can effectively conceal their identities and transaction history from law enforcement.

  • Money Laundering: Criminals who need to obscure the source of their illicit funds use Monero to break the links between transactions. This makes it difficult for authorities to trace the movement of money, rendering traditional methods of tracking funds virtually useless.

  • Tax Evasion: Tax evaders use Monero to hide their wealth from tax authorities. By conducting transactions in Monero and keeping funds in anonymous Monero wallets, they can effectively avoid scrutiny and taxation.

  • Cyber Espionage: State-sponsored actors and hackers have been known to use Monero as a means of funding their operations. The anonymity provided by Monero enables them to carry out cyberattacks and espionage while evading detection.

While privacy coins like Monero are legal in India and the US, they are banned in Australia, Dubai, Japan, and South Korea.

5. Monero Metrics



  • Price: $156

  • All Time High: $517.62 (May 07, 2021)

  • All Time Low: $0.213 (Jan 14, 2015)

  • Market Cap: $2.8 billion

  • Volume (24h): $95 million

  • Circulating Supply: 18.3 million XMR



4. Does your Web3 project come under crypto laundering laws?

Yes, if your project carries out one or more of these activities for or on behalf of someone else:


Source: CoinMarketCap on 20 April 2023. Some figures have been rounded off.