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DeFi platform Oasis to block wallet addresses deemed at-risk

According to a new community Discord post on Thursday, decentralized finance platform Oasis.app says that sanctioned addresses will no longer be able to access the application. As a result of the change to the terms of service, wallets flagged as high risk are prohibited from using Oasis.app to manage positions or withdraw funds. Instead, such …

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Alchemy and Infura block access to Tornado Cash as Vitalik Buterin weighs in on debate

According to Twitter user @0xdev0, on Monday, Web 3.0 development platform Alchemy and Infura.io blocked remote procedure call (RPC) requests to cryptocurrency mixer Tornado Cash, preventing users from accessing the applications. The day prior, the U.S. Treasury placed 44 smart contract addresses linked to Tornado Cash in the Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN) …

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Jack Dorsey-led Block posts $1.5B in Q2 profits, BTC revenue down

Former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s digital payments firm Block Inc. saw its year-on-year (YoY) profits soar 29% to $1.47 billion in Q2, though its Bitcoin business slumped on decreased customer demand and a fall in Bitcoin (BTC) prices. The financial services firm primarily generates Bitcoin revenue by providing BTC trading services via its digital payments …

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