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#FreeAlexPertsev: Protests Planned for Amsterdam Following Tornado Cash Developer’s Arrest
Last week’s arrest sparked a public outcry. With a protest on Saturday, a petition seeking his release and legal funds being crowdsourced, the question remains: Should developers be prosecuted when their code is used for illicit activity?
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The Coming Privacy Wars
Whether governments like it or not, demand for privacy is growing – and will perhaps even accelerate the more they try to suppress it.
Money Reimagined image - August 19, 2022

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Are the US Sanctions on Tornado the Beginning of a War on Privacy?
The U.S. Treasury Department’s OFAC has added Tornado Cash and all associated addresses to the sanctions list.
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Crypto-Mixing Service Tornado Cash Blacklisted by US Treasury
The department barred its use by U.S. persons as a matter of national security because North Korean hackers allegedly use the mixer to launder stolen crypto funds.
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Decentralized Mixer Tornado Cash Makes Its User Interface Open-Source
The privacy protocol is stepping up transparency by inviting more eyeballs to review code.
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UK's Law Enforcement Agency Calls for Regulation of Crypto Mixing Tech: Report
The NCA called for regulation of crypto mixing tech as it may be used by criminals to legitimize illegal transactions.
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JoinMarket Is About to Make Bitcoin Privacy More User-Friendly
Developers hope the forthcoming JoinMarket UI will give people an easier way to use CoinJoins to keep their Bitcoin transactions private.
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How Popular Are Crypto Mixers? Here’s What the Data Tells Us
Volume data suggests crypto coin mixing is not as prevalent as one might think. This article is part of CoinDesk's Privacy Week.
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Tornado Cash co-founder Roman Semenov (Roman Semenov)
Tornado Cash Co-Founder Says the Mixer Protocol Is Unstoppable
Roman Semenov says Tornado Cash is designed so a third-party can’t control it.
Tornado Cash co-founder Roman Semenov (Roman Semenov)

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Crypto.com’s Stolen Ether Being Mixed Through Tornado Cash
The Ethereum mixer is being used to obscure destinations of ETH pilfered from the crypto exchange.
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