Issue 87: December 5 - 14, 2020

Table of Contents:

Recent News

GUI and CLI release v0.17.1.7 is out and users are encouraged to upgrade. It provides further mitigations to the ongoing network attacks. More point releases are expected in the future that will contain further mitigations.

Monero community member Seth Simmons has written an excellent article summarizing the recent attacks on Monero.

MoneroTalk did an interview with Mitchell Krawiec-Thayer, Adam Corbo & Brandon Goodell of Noncesense Research Lab about post-quantum options for Monero - watch on YouTube

CCS Proposal Ideas

Below you can find recent CCS proposal ideas open for discussion.

CCS Proposals Need Funding

None. All funded. :) But keep a look out for proposals in the future, or donate to the General Fund (donation address at the bottom of the Revuo).

Price & Blockchain Stats

Blockchain Stats

Block height: 2252439

Hash rate: 1.660 GH/s

Median block size: 34.6 kB

Average Tx per block: 26.92

Weekly Moving Average Tx per day: 19,371

Block reward: 1.26 XMR

Data taken on December 14, 2020

XMR Blocks Distribution in last 1000 blocks

Hashrate Pool Distribution Pie Chart

Price & Performance

XMR Market Cap: $2,748,771,408 Street Price: $148.28

Monero (XMR) Price

12/14/20 Week Month Year
USD $154.71 +11.4% +32.4% +201.9%
EUR €127.28 +11.0% +28.9% +176.2%
BTC B0.00795310 +9.9% +9.5% +9.7%

Data taken on December 14, 2020

XMR Price Graph for December 7 - December 14, 2020

XMR Price Graph 12/07/20-12/14/20


Volunteer Opportunities

If you want to get involved in making Monero better, but aren’t sure how, check out the volunteer opportunities below.

Test Monero Core Software

Anyone with moderate technical ability is encouraged to try to build and run Monero nightlies. Do not trust it with your Monero, but feel free to open an Issue on Github as problems arise. Instructions to build on your OS of choice can be found on GitHub.

Getting Started with Helping Monero

If you are new to Monero and want to contribute, please check out this article about volunteering and contributing to Monero from the Monero Outreach Group. Logo

If you enjoy this publication and want to support it, we encourage you to donate to the Monero General Fund, using the following address:


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