Assange arrest leads Bitcoiners to donate over $30,000 to WikiLeaks in 6 days

Wikileaks has raised more than 30,000 worth of Bitcoin since Julian Assange‘s confronting arrest last week. In the six days following Hard Fork’s original report, a touch over 6 BTC ($31,800) has been sent to Wikileaks‘ public address, spread across 299 donations. Contributions in prominent altcoin Zcash (the only other cryptocurrency Wikileaks accepts) also increased, with 16.25 ZEC ($1,100) sent since last Thursday. Until his arrest, its Zcash address had been mostly unused. In fact, the flood of Bitcoin sent to Wikileaks has boosted its daily average donation dramatically. Wikileaks has, on average, been receiving 0.87 BTC ($4,500) per day, over…

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