The peer-to-peer trading platform Hodl Hodl plans to open source its smart contract code next year.

The peer-to-peer bitcoin trading platform, Hodl Hodl, announced on Saturday that it will open source its software, and anyone can launch its own peer-to-peer trading platform. The plan confirms to some extent the fact that Hodl Hodl's business model is vulnerable to pressure from regulators. Maxdledun, CEO of Hodl Hodl, said: "History tells us that if a government wants to shut you down, it really does." Keydun explained that the code for open source smart contracts is a way to deal with threats, Hodl Hodl intends The open source project will be launched next year. Relevant parties in Africa, Asia and Latin America have now sought cooperation opportunities from the company.