DeFi platform Oasis will block sanctioned addresses

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Sanctioned wallets will not be able to access the Oasis DeFi platform application at the front-end level.

As a result of the change in the Terms of Service, addresses marked as high risk will be prohibited by the platform from using to manage positions and withdraw funds.

“We recently needed to update the Front End Terms of Service to comply with applicable laws and regulations. […] Any sanctioned addresses will no longer be able to access the functions of the,” the project representative explained. The platform did not disclose what tools it uses to identify high-risk wallets. The developer under the pseudonym banteg suggested that Oasis, following Uniswap, turned to the services of TRM Labs.

According to the site, the protocol manages $3.42 billion worth of deposits, with transaction volume over the past 30 days totaling $4.6 billion.

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