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My @GitHub account was just suspended 🤷
Is writing an open source code illegal now?
— Roman Semenov 🌪️ 🇺🇦 (@semenov_roman_) August 8, 2022
While Tornado’s code is functional - mixing ETH transactions so they are harder to trace - publishing the code on its own is protected speech, even if that code can be used unlawfully. pic.twitter.com/Z2MWBhBakW
— Kurt Opsahl | Zcon, BSides, BH, DEFCON (@kurtopsahl) August 8, 2022
It's gotten MUCH worse.@TornadoCash Github accounts and codebase has been entirely removed.
This is much worse than just sanctioning a website.
Code is speech, so we are potentially violating the first amendment.
Paging lawyers @adamdavidlong
— Patrick Collins (@PatrickAlphaC) August 8, 2022