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Cryptocurrency Becoming Powerful Tool for Dissidents Around the Globe

Dissidents around the world are increasingly turning to cryptocurrency as a way to check against centralized institutional power. So reports Forbes.

bitcoin 2008262 640smallOne example cited in the article is the Feminist Coalition, a group of Nigerian activists who are taking Bitcoin donations as a way to combat police brutality. The Feminist Coalition said its bank account was shut down and its donation link blocked.

“The move to bitcoin not only helps the Feminist Coalition to be resilient to censorship for payment processors who are entrenched in traditional power structures, it also helps donors decide the level of privacy they need to make donations to a cause that might be frowned upon in official circles,” reads the article.

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