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Github Partially Reinstates Tornado Cash Codebase, Open Source Code Set to Read-Only Mode – Bitcoin News

The internet hosting and software development subsidiary of Microsoft, Github, has partially unbanned the Tornado Cash repositories following the recent sanctions enforced by the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC). Github’s decision follows the U.S. Treasury updating the public, noting that U.S. persons can copy, view, and

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Environmental Groups to Spend Another $1M on Ads for Bitcoin Code Change After the Merge

Earlier on Thursday, the Ethereum blockchain – which underpins the world's second largest cryptocurrency – changed its consensus mechanism from proof-of-work (PoW) to proof-of-stake (PoS), doing away with the need for energy-intensive computing power. Bitcoin, a PoW network, has been facing mounting criticism over its energy use, which is on

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As Censorship on Ethereum Begins, Could This Open-Sourced Code Help Counter It?

Micah Zoltu, the founder of Serv.eth Support, a support service specializing in Ethereum decentralized applications (dapps), led the topic of censorship on the call. In a conversation with CryptoX, he remarked that the outcry around Flashbots’ decision to censor transactions was a wake up call for other relay providers. Now,

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Controversial mixer Tornado Cash open-sources UI code

Popular cryptocurrency mixer Tornado Cash has fully open-sourced its user interface (UI) code — a move its developers say fulfills their mandate of complete decentralization and transparency. Tornado Cash Classic UI became fully open-sourced on Thursday, the protocol’s anonymous developers announced in a Medium blog post. Although the protocol’s UI has

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