Developers could be punished for code created to commit crime, says Dutch regulator

“Tornado Cash was routinely used for legitimate purposes. While we are still waiting for specific charges against the developer to emerge, one thing needs to be clarified. Writing and publishing must be protected in a free society, and privacy is not a crime.”

Additionally, the DeFi Education Fund also questioned FIOD’s assumption that Tornado Cash was built for the “sole purpose” of committing crimes.

trouble everywhere

Cryptocurrency mixer service Tornado Cash was sanctioned by the US, after which the decentralized organization (DAO) behind the project had to be shut down. The decision to shut down DAO was made to protect contributors, even developers outside the Tornado Cash ecosystem, a contributor to Mixer previously said. crypto slate.

Cryptocurrency exchanges are scrambling to block addresses linked to Tornado Cash following sanctions.

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