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Julian Assange urges donors to use cryptocurrencies, thwart the government

Julian Assange, founder of Wikileaks and International Exile, urged donors to contribute to the publication in line using cryptocurrencies. by national governments. His foundation will now accept payments in Bitcoin, Litecoin, Monero and ZCash

The exile Assange has become a kind of public cheerleader for Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies following a number of tweets expressing its general approval of the decentralized digital currency model in opposition to government controls.

A recent thread includes a number of announcements regarding current US checks on Wikileaks donations:

The growth of Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies has provided a substantial return to Assange, who recently thanked the US government to have forced into the alternative payment method. The reality that cryptocurrencies can help circumvent government controls has led many to suggest that regulations on digital currencies are inevitable.