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WikiLeaks' legal donations for Edward Snowden now allow Bitcoins

Bitcoins can be used to donate toward WikiLeaks' legal protection for NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden

| Business, Financial & Legal News | Posted: Aug 13, 2013 3:28 am

WikiLeaks recently launched a defence fund for NSA whistlblower Edward Snowden, which now accepts the virtual currency Bitcoin. The Journalistic Source Protection Defense Fund (JSPD) was set up on August 9 with its goal of providing legal and campaign aid to journalistic sources such as Snowden.

 

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Edward Snowden is the one man responsible for the largest intelligence leak in the history of the NSA, and is the first source of this new fund. Snowden was granted asylum in Russia on August 1, after spending over five weeks in a transit zone at Sheremetyevo Airport in Moscow. In the cover of darkness, Snowden left the terminal for an undisclosed 'secure' location.

 

Since August 9, there have been--at the time of writing--185 contributors, who have donated $10,715. You can use PayPal, MasterCard, VISA, and other forms of payment for the Journalistic Source Protection Defense Fund.

NEWS SOURCESRt.com, Wikileaks.org

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