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What is Oxen?
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What can be built?
Session & Lokinet
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What is Oxen?

Oxen is many things. A private cryptocurrency. A secure messaging platform. A network anonymity layer. Tools to build a more private future for the Internet. 

Our vision is to provide a range of tools and services powered by the $OXEN cryptocurrency, enabling users and developers all over the world to leverage the power of decentralised blockchain networks to achieve unparalleled privacy and security as they work, play, and live their day-to-day lives on the internet. And this isn’t just a vision or empty conjecture — we've put in the hard yards and spent years building these technologies to make our vision a reality.

Pulse, Oxen’s Proof of Stake implementation, makes $OXEN stakeable. This is the foundation of the Oxen network — a huge, global network of staked Oxen Service Nodes that power Oxen’s second-layer privacy tools and services, including Session, our end-to-end encrypted anonymous messenger, and Lokinet, a low-latency onion router for private browsing, voice and video calls, and more. 

Blink is Oxen’s revolutionary instant anonymous payments mechanism, powering instant transactions with absolutely no privacy or security compromises — making $OXEN the world’s first privacy coin with no-compromise instant transactions.

And through its network, blockchain, and tech stack, Oxen provides a variety of open-source tools and libraries to empower the development of third-party decentralised privacy technologies.

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