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WikiLeaks calls for blockade of Coinbase in response to blocking its cryptocurrency wallet WikiLeaks Shop

WikiLeaks Shop, the merchandise distribution arm of a well-known non-profit organization, on April 20 announced the blocking of its cryptocurrency wallet on American Exchange Coinbase.

WikiLeaks calls for blockade of Coinbase in response to blocking its cryptocurrency wallet

The company attached the original Coinbase message to its tweet stating that it violated the terms of use of the service, and therefore the exchange “can no longer provide its services to it.”.

WikiLeaks calls for blockade of Coinbase in response to blocking its cryptocurrency wallet WikiLeaks Shop

All of WikiLeaks Shop’s proceeds go to cover the operating costs of the organization that publishes classified information, the release of which in the public domain is rarely welcomed by those involved. The store accepts payments in bitcoins, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Dash, Dogecoin, Ethereum, Neo, Namecoin, Vertcoin, Monero and ZCash via Coinpayments.net.

WikiLeaks, via its official Twitter, in response to Coinbase’s actions, called next week for a blockade of a US company that “does not fit into the cryptocurrency community.”.

Notable Bitcoin promoter Andreas Antonopoulos in on your Twitter wrote that at the suggestion of Coinbase, the story that WikiLeaks had to go through is repeating itself. In 2010, banks and traditional payment services boycotted the unwanted company, in connection with which it turned to bitcoin as a means of payment over which the government does not have control..

In the end last year WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange thanked the US government for forcing his company switch to bitcoin, the value of which has grown by 50,000% during this time. WikiLeaks accepts Bitcoin donations Litecoin, Monero and ZCash.

WikiLeaks calls for blockade of Coinbase in response to blocking its cryptocurrency wallet WikiLeaks Shop

Antonopoulos also writes that the blocking of Coinbase is “purely symbolic” since the choice of crypto wallets in the market is not limited to the American company, but this “symbolism is a very clear example of what centralization and banking regulation can mean.”.

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