Tornado.Cash is ready as ever to spin on Avalanche. Join the ride!
We are glad to inform you that our journey isn’t finished yet. Tornado.Cash is still on the move and intends to continue its conquest.
The next stop? Avalanche.
The protocol is ready to settle in a new sidechain: xDAI, here we come!
The month of June has been marked by the deployment of Tornado.Cash smart contracts on Binance Smart Chain & Polygon. Following its community members’ guidelines to settle on new chains, Tornado.Cash intends to continue conquering new horizons.
The next stop? xDAI chain.
We hope that you’re still buckled up and ready for our next ride on another chain!
Following community members’ wishes to settle on new chains, Tornado.Cash never planned to stop at BSC. Only few weeks after its deployment on the Binance Smart Chain, the protocol is already pursuing its expansion.
Our next stop? Polygon.
Buckle up and get ready for a ride on a new blockchain!
Now that Tornado.Cash is well established on the Ethereum Blockchain, the time has come to conquer new lands in the cryptocurrency world. Community members have expressed on several occasions their desire to see the Tornado settle on other sidechains.
As an answer to these requests, Tornado.Cash is now ready to make its first steps on the Binance Smart Chain (BSC). Such a deployment will expand Tornado.Cash usage, attract new liquidity providers and allow privacy on further assets. …
In the last days of 2020, our community launched the Anonymity Mining program as part of the Tornado.Cash Governance Proposal. One of the main goals of the program is to increase the anonymity of the system by incentivizing a larger number and a longer stay of deposits in our anonymity sets. Today, we are delighted by the participation of our community, who have contributed to increase our liquidity by over 300% since the inception of the program.
Liquidity in the 1 ETH anonymity set over time (source)
In spite of all the excitement, soon after the launch, mining experienced a…
Tornado.Cash, already considered one of the most popular privacy tools on the Ethereum Network, has recently added even more amazing features. One of those features is on-chain backups which make managing your deposited funds both easier and safer.
In previous iterations, Tornado.Cash users had to manually backup and locally store their private notes in order to access their deposited tokens or Ether. However, as users began making more and more deposits, it became harder to track and manage them as well as identify spent and unspent notes.
This is why Tornado.Cash contributors have implemented on-chain encrypted backups of private notes…
Tornado.Cash has become the largest privacy solution on Ethereum today. Tornado.Cash has been fully autonomous and decentralized, but it’s static — it has no way to evolve. This is a proposal to change that. If this proposal is adopted, then the governance of Tornado.Cash will be entrusted to its users, and Tornado.Cash will be allowed to evolve under the stewardship of its community. This way, the users of Ethereum will control their own privacy protocol.
Here is how a proposal for how the Tornado.Cash governance system could work:
TORN is an ERC20-compatible token with a fixed supply that governs Tornado.Cash…
We are excited to announce that we have launched an open-source library that Ethereum developers can use to get the current gas price for their dApp. It automatically uses the Chainlink gas oracle as the default reference price when the off-chain APIs do not or cannot respond. It’s currently live and integrated into the Tornado Cash UI for calculating a user’s recommended gas fee.
Tornado.cash requires users to pay gas fees when making deposits, as well as for relayer services when making withdrawals. Currently, our UI relies on one of four off-chain API endpoints as gas price feeds for calculating…
Maintaining financial privacy is essential to preserving our financial freedom. However, it should not come at the cost of non-compliance.
We all remember the important event, of the blockchain history, that took place just a few months ago, when a user was blocked by one of the well-known centralized exchanges for trying to utilize a privacy solution. If you would like to read more about it, the full story can be found here.
That is why we decided to be ahead of the game and over the past few weeks implemented certain compliance-related tools including Tornado.cash Compliance Tool. If it…
We have some great news! As we promised from our previous report, we have set the operator address to
0x000000000000000000000000000000000000 on all instances (0.1 ETH, 1 ETH, 10 ETH, and 100 ETH), so that from now on, all tornado.cash contracts are immutable and unstoppable.
From now on, Tornado.cash is largely living by the precepts that code is law. The Tornado.cash smart contracts are running on Ethereum and the community has the decision on whether or not to use our tools.