Coin Center sues US Treasury over Tornado Cash sanctions
Coin Center argued that the Treasury overstepped its legal authority by impeding the privacy rights of many Americans.
Osmosis co-founder reveals cross staking through mesh security in chainmail armor at Cosmoverse
Sunny Aggarwal argued that recreating a Polkadot-like consensus protocol would be a 'waste of time' for Cosmos
Op-ed: Bitcoin layer 2 Statechains gaining recognition as the reality of privacy erosion sets in
Developer Nicholas Gregory is hopeful that Bitcoin privacy solutions, including Mercury Wallet, can combat the encroachment on personal freedoms.
Dutch police arrest suspected Bitcoin thief by tracing transactions on blockchain
Dutch authorities' investigations revealed that the alleged thief laundered Bitcoin with the use of malicious software from the open-source Electrum wallet.
Binance KYC Soulbound Tokens go live as users receive airdrop
Binance Account Bound token (BAB) has gone live and users can now use the token as proof of KYC verification through Binance
US Congressman urges Treasury to provide further clarity related to Tornado Cash sanctions
In a letter sent to the Treasury on August 23, Congressman Tom Emmer said that sanctions have traditionally only applied to individuals or entities, not open-source software like Tornado Cash.
Aztec responds to claims FTX froze user funds for interacting with the protocol
Also documented by Wu Blockchain, the accusations of FTX users having their accounts frozen came from a series of tweets from a handful of accounts.
FTX users complain about fund freezes after interacting with privacy protocol Aztec Network
Privacy protocols might be under increased scrutiny, as some users have reported that FTX allegedly froze funds of those who interacted with the Aztec Network.
Godfather of Crypto expresses concerns over current state of blockchain privacy
David Chaum has been working with cryptography longer than anyone in our industry and he is not happy with the state of privacy in blockchain
Coinbase will shut down staking service if regulators mandate censoring transactions
Coinbase's staking services are a high growth area and generated 8.5% of its revenue in the second quarter.
Bitcoin Lightning Network at regulatory risk after Tornado Cash saga
Patrick Hansen fears the heavy-handed approach against Tornado Cash may spill over to the Bitcoin Lightning Network.
Monero enhances privacy, security features with new upgrade
The Monero community has remained focused on enhancing the protocol's privacy and security features despite increased scrutiny from regulators on privacy tokens.
Circle says freezing wallets went against its beliefs on an open internet
Circle explained that complying with the regulatory demands was both a right and an obligation it owes to continue building trust with all parties.
US vows to ‘aggressively pursue’ crypto mixers following Tornado Cash sanctions
U.S. Secretary of State Anthony Blinken said the government will continue clampdowns against crypto mixers that are laundering money for criminals.
Erik Voorhees urges MakerDAO community to exit USDC positions after Tornado Cash sanctions
Shapeshift CEO Erik Vorhees urged the MakerDAO community to unwind USDC collateral and move it to a stablecoin more "resistant" to censorship.
Circle ‘blacklists’ all Tornado Cash ETH addresses effectively freezing USDC
Circle's USDC has "blacklisted" all Ethereum addresses owned by Tornado Cash listed in the US Treasury Department's sanction against the protocol.
Vitalik proposes private NFTs using ‘stealth addresses’ to hide owner’s identity
Vitalik Buterin suggests an idea to use stealth addresses to hide the identity of NFT owners without the need for ZK-SNARKs or Merkle trees