GitHub unbans Tornado Cash repositories following OFAC guidance

GitHub unbans Tornado Cash repositories following OFAC guidance


Crypto mixer Tornado Cash has returned to the software development platform GitHub after several weeks of being banned on the website.

Ethereum developer Preston Van Loon took to Twitter on Thursday to report that GitHub has partly unbanned the Tornado Cash organization and contributors on their platform. The developer suggested that Tornado Cash’s code repositories are now in read-only mode, which means that GitHub is yet to restore full functionality.

“But that is progress from an outright ban. I still encourage GitHub to reverse all actions and return the repositories to their former status,” Van Loon stated.

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According to GitHub data, the latest Tornado Cash repositories updates were made on Aug. 22, or shortly after Tornado Cash co-founder Roman Semenov reported that his account was on the platform. On

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