In a recent tweet the founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange, stated that the Bitcoin donations that Wikileaks has received are now worth more than $22 million.
Assange: ‘My Deepest Thanks’
Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange have been all over the news in the last couple of years. The most recent leaks published by Wikileaks were the 2016 DNC email leaks, which according to political experts, heavily influenced the 2016 U.S. elections. In a recent tweet, the founder of the prominent website Wikileaks, Julian Assange, expressed that he is deeply thankful for “forcing” Wikileaks to accept Bitcoins as a donation method. Assange tweeted following:
My deepest thanks to the US government, Senator McCain and Senator Lieberman for pushing Visa, MasterCard, Payal, AmEx, Mooneybookers, et al, into erecting an illegal banking blockade against @WikiLeaks starting in 2010. It caused us to invest in Bitcoin — with > 50000% return. pic.twitter.com/9i8D69yxLC
— Julian Assange (@JulianAssange) October 14, 2017
After many credit institutions, banks, and payment services like PayPal and Visa denied and blocked donations to the organization in 2010, Wikileaks decided to officially accept Bitcoin as a donation method.
A Healthy Return of 50000%
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