Julian Assange, the creator of Wikileaks, called on donors to support the project, using the crypto currency, in order to bypass the state financial blockade. Now his fund accepts donations in bitcoin, Litecoin, Monero, Zcash.
The international exile, Assange, became a supporter of bitcoin and other crypto-currencies, expressing his position through a series of tweets showing his support for decentralized digital currencies, as opposed to government control
“This is exactly what bitcoin was for. WikiLeaks uses this to circumvent the (illegal) blockade, which continues from 2011 “
Recent posts also contain announcements about the current control of Wikileaks donations by the US government
“Bank blockade 2.0: we discovered an amazing US intelligence plan aimed at WikiLeaks donors with a tax deduction in the EU (Wau Holland Stiftung). This information was obtained from our sources in the CIA. # Vault7. Will be published next week. “
The growth of bitcoin and other crypto-currencies brought Assange a significant profit. Recently, the creator of Wikileaks thanked the American government for making him settle with the new payment method. The fact that crypto currencies can really help bypass government control, convinces many that regulation of the crypto currency is not viable.