Tornado Cash

Crypto Privacy Protocol Monero Completes Major Upgrade
Crypto Privacy Protocol Monero Completes Major Upgrade
Monero, the popular privacy-focused cryptocurrency protocol, has completed a long-awaited major network upgrade. Justin Ehrenhofer, VP of Operations at Cake Wallet, the first...
Crypto Privacy Protocol Monero Completes Major Upgrade

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Hash Headlines: Top Stories of the Week 08-13-22
A roundup of the week’s most valuable crypto stories for Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022.
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Tornado Cash Sanctions: The Most Significant Crypto Overreach by the US Government Yet?
Some argue the sanctions threaten the very idea that code is speech.
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An Alleged Tornado Cash Developer Was Arrested. Are You Next?
If you’re developing a crypto mixer, it’s best to do it anonymously.
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Bitcoin Holds Above $24K Amid Improving Sentiment
Bitcoin Holds Above $24K Amid Improving Sentiment
Cryptocurrencies are mostly higher Friday as bullish sentiment returns into the weekend, with bitcoin (BTC) trading around $24K. CoinDesk’s Brad Keoun and Christie Harkin disc...
Bitcoin Holds Above $24K Amid Improving Sentiment

Suspected Tornado Cash Developer Under Arrest Is Reportedly Identified
Suspected Tornado Cash Developer Under Arrest Is Reportedly Identified
According to The Block, the developer who was arrested in Amsterdam and is suspected of being involved in the sanctioned Tornado Cash protocol is Alexey Pertsev. “The Hash” pa...
Suspected Tornado Cash Developer Under Arrest Is Reportedly Identified

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Crypto News Roundup for Aug. 12, 2022
With BTC and ETH suffering from small declines after a strong week for the crypto market, plus a look at what the U.S. Treasury learned about trying to squash an open-source s...
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Issues Crypto Should Watch For in the Tornado Cash Sanctions
OFAC sanctioning Tornado Cash presents fascinating new questions about crypto’s role in nuclear weapons proliferation.
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Tornado Cash Sanctions Resulting in 'Chilling Effect,' Says Secret Foundation Founder
Tornado Cash Sanctions Resulting in ‘Chilling Effect,’ Says Secret Foundation Founder
A 29-year-old developer suspected of being involved in the sanctioned Tornado Cash protocol was arrested in Amsterdam Friday, according to Netherlands’ Fiscal Information and...
Tornado Cash Sanctions Resulting in 'Chilling Effect,' Says Secret Foundation Founder

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Tornado Cash's Discord Appears to go Dark
The crypto mixer's website seems to be offline for some users as well.
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