Tornado Cash

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How the Crypto Industry Responded to FinCEN's Proposed Mixer Rule
FinCEN has some concerns about mixers' use in terrorism. Crypto advocates warn its proposed solution may go too far.
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Protestors demonstrate against the arrest of Alexey Pertsev in Amsterdam, August 2022 (Jack Schickler)
Why Tornado Cash Remains the Most Pivotal Legal Case in Crypto
Edward Snowden has backed a legal defense campaign for Roman Storm and Alexey Pertsev, coders behind the mixing service. They deserve the support of the crypto community, whic...
Protestors demonstrate against the arrest of Alexey Pertsev in Amsterdam, August 2022 (Jack Schickler)

Bitcoin's Volatility Continues; Japan Wants New Web3 Rules
Bitcoin's Volatility Continues; Japan Wants New Web3 Rules
"CoinDesk Daily" host Amitoj Singh breaks down the biggest crypto headlines impacting the industry today, including a closer look at bitcoin's (BTC) latest price action after...
Bitcoin's Volatility Continues; Japan Wants New Web3 Rules

Tornado Cash co-founder Roman Semenov (Roman Semenov)
Tornado Cash Developers Storm, Pertsev Raise Over $350K for Legal Defense With Support From Snowden
Tornado Cash developers Alexey Pertsev, Roman Storm and Roman Semenov face allegations of money laundering.
Tornado Cash co-founder Roman Semenov (Roman Semenov)

What's Next for Tornado Cash Developer Roman Storm?
What's Next for Tornado Cash Developer Roman Storm?
Tornado Cash co-founder Roman Storm pleaded not guilty back in September to charges of conspiring to operate a money transmitter or facilitate money laundering and sanctions e...
What's Next for Tornado Cash Developer Roman Storm?

Tornado Cash Developer Roman Storm Will Go to Trial in 2024
Tornado Cash Developer Roman Storm Will Go to Trial in 2024
CoinDesk managing editor for global policy and regulation Nikhilesh De shares an update on legal developments for Tornado Cash developer Roman Storm, after he pleaded not guil...
Tornado Cash Developer Roman Storm Will Go to Trial in 2024

The U.S. Treasury Department is proposing to tag crypto mixers as a money-laundering concern. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)
U.S. Treasury Seeks to Name Crypto Mixers as 'Money Laundering Concern'
Under pressure to address reports that Hamas and other terrorist groups are partially funded with crypto, Treasury's FinCEN proposed a rule to categorize mixers as a threat.
The U.S. Treasury Department is proposing to tag crypto mixers as a money-laundering concern. (Jesse Hamilton/CoinDesk)

Tornado Cash Trading Volumes Plunged After U.S. Sanctions: TRM Labs
Tornado Cash Trading Volumes Plunged After U.S. Sanctions: TRM Labs
Overall usage of crypto mixer Tornado Cash dropped 90% following U.S. sanctions, a new report from blockchain analytics firm TRM Labs shows. The U.S. Department of Justice has...
Tornado Cash Trading Volumes Plunged After U.S. Sanctions: TRM Labs

Could This Vitalik-Backed Protocol Bring Privacy to a Regulated Crypto World?
Could This Vitalik-Backed Protocol Bring Privacy to a Regulated Crypto World?
A new paper from Ethereum’s co-founder and four co-authors including Illum proposes a solution to Tornado Cash’s inability to separate the activity of bad actors from good one...
Could This Vitalik-Backed Protocol Bring Privacy to a Regulated Crypto World?

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Could This Vitalik-Backed Protocol Bring Privacy to a Regulated Crypto World?
A new paper from Ethereum’s co-founder and four co-authors including Illum proposes a solution to Tornado Cash’s inability to separate the activity of bad actors from good one...
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