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Tornado Cash verbannen in de VS, maar werkt dit verbod wel?

Tornado money is banned in the US, but will the ban work?

This week, the well-known crypto mix Tornado Cash launched in the US They chased them away. This crypto mix is ​​known for combining different crypto transactions to hide the origin of crypto currencies. However, since the ban was imposed, an anonymous user has already playfully shown that the ban may or may not be enforced.

Tornado coin

Due to the US government’s de facto ban on Tornado Cash, US citizens are no longer allowed to use the service. Earlier this year, another Crypto mixBlender.io is banned in the US.

This government attack on crypto mixers has everything to do with the fact that crypto mixers are disproportionate. are frequently used By criminals. It became clear a while ago Blender.io Used by notorious North Korean hackers Lazarus Group. So it’s no surprise that US authorities are on the hunt for crypto compounds.

‘Dull’ of celebrities

However, there are many doubts about the implementation of the ban. At first glance it seems almost impossible, which means that the ban really makes no sense. An anonymous user has visualized this in a very interesting way.

He has many celebrities including Steve Aoki and Jimmy Fallon. Coinbase CEO Brian Armstrong and others are ‘dust’. In this case Duston means an anonymous person who has sent all these celebrities some cryptocurrency through Tornado Cash. Mostly, this ludicrous move was made to prove that the Tornado money ban was completely useless.

It is now illegal for US citizens to interact with Tornado Cash, including receiving payments from addresses using the app. But actually, if this wallet is public you can’t prevent others from sending crypto to your wallet address.

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