Specifically on September 12, Huobi made an official announcement that both spot and futures trading of coins including Dash (DASH), Decred (DCR), Firo (FIRO), Monero (XMR) , Verge (XVG), Zcash (ZEC) and Horizen (ZEN) was paused last week. The delisting of all these coins is scheduled to begin on September 19.
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Privacy coin is the field that includes projects cryptocurrency protect anonymity by obscuring the flow of transaction money through their network, making it difficult to trace the origin of deposits and who made the transactions. This is very useful for privacy, but it is inadvertently a hindrance for global authorities, so in recent times they have continuously made many cases of attacks on this area.
A typical example is the case of Litecoin (LTC), after deploying the Mimblewimble historic upgrade on May 23, LTC was quickly delisted by the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in Korea as well as Binance stop supporting deposit and withdrawal of users who use Mimblewimble to transfer, deposit LTC.
A more serious event is Tornado Cash – a platform that allows users to privately transact on their network. Ethereum. On August 8, the US Department of Treasury listed the Tornado Cash website on the sanctions list, dragging a series of prominent platforms such as: Circle – issuer stablecoins USDC, Uniswap, Aave, Balancer all block wallets crypto each interaction with this platform.
Things even went so far that the Dutch authorities arrested a developer of Tornado Cash, prompting the community to protest violently. Recently, because of being too "inhibited" with the handling of the US government, the largest exchange in the country Coinbase sponsored a lawsuit against US Treasury Department sanctions on Tornado Cash.