How to Pin All Important Tornado Cash Files on IPFS

DISCLAIMER: This may be ILLEGAL in the United States.

We're here because the United States sanctioned TornadoCash, trying to strip away basic financial privacy rights.

read this thread if interested in the details

Now, let's get to the sauce:

  1. 1.
    Install IPFS on your device. This can be done through various methods, I'd recommend following the official IPFS documentation that can be found here: *
  2. 2.
    Run the command ipfs init
  3. 3.
    In another window run the command ipfs daemon*
  4. 4.
    Then, run the commands ipfs pin add bafybeiho72nozeq2mi6egptem77omhujt5ovpx4jjskg5sz2ti57zlunmm ipfs pin add bafybeicu2anhh7cxbeeakzqjfy3pisok2nakyiemm3jxd66ng35ib6y5ri ipfs pin add QmTFnDJbfZLbopwjowmwNE9LFvK599sxhktAArQUvH7Tex ipfs pin add QmevEFUvZpUNhXXoFEZztMVnsFHAxRDjwqScdfe5UuZwXD
  5. 6.
    , you are supporting the decentralized (and private) revolution!
*If you are on macOS and have Brew installed you can run the command brew install ipfs to skip step 1.
**To close the daemon and to shut off the localhost hosting you can press ^c in the command line window running the daemon