Hard Numbers: Russia arrests protesters, Ukraine gets crypto donations, EU closes airspace, Ukrainians flee

Hard Numbers: Russia arrests protesters, Ukraine gets crypto donations, EU closes airspace, Ukrainians flee

Poland and the Baltics, however, are members of NATO. A Russian war against the smaller, non-NATO army of Ukraine is very different from tangling directly with a powerful, nuclear-armed military alliance that has been bolstering its numbers in Eastern Europe for months. That’s a big gamble even for a leader who thinks he’s got the … Read more

Where do crypto donations go? Here are six charities that have benefited, as told by The Giving Block

Where do crypto donations go? Here are six charities that have benefited, as told by The Giving Block

Charities and donations have been a trending topic in the cryptocurrency realm as of late. And it’s not simply an act of giving. In countries such as the United States, the country’s revenue authority provides generous tax deductions for those who donate their crypto to registered charities. One company, The Giving Block, provides such crypto-fundraising … Read more

Crypto donations soar to groups backing Ukraine’s government – report

Crypto donations soar to groups backing Ukraine's government - report

A representation of the virtual cryptocurrency Bitcoin is seen in this picture illustration taken October 19, 2021. REUTERS/Edgar Su/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterNew report looks at funding of various pro-Kyiv groupsReport shows a surge in crypto donations in 2021Crypto “a robust and growing alternative” currencyLONDON, Feb 8 (Reuters) – Bitcoin donations … Read more

Crypto donations soar to groups backing Ukraine’s government

Crypto donations soar to groups backing Ukraine's government

* New report looks at funding of various pro-Kyiv groups* Report shows a surge in crypto donations in 2021* Crypto “a robust and growing alternative” currencyBy Tom WilsonLONDON, Feb 8 (Reuters) – Bitcoin donations have soared to Ukrainian volunteer and hacking groups, some of which have supplied equipment to government forces, according to a report … Read more

Dogecoin creator hits out at Mozilla for pausing crypto donations

Dogecoin creator hits out at Mozilla for pausing crypto donations

Mozilla’s ban on accepting crypto donations came a few days after one of its founders Jamie Zawinski, who left the company back in 1999, criticised it for accepting crypto donations. Popular meme coin Dogecoin’s creator Billy Markus has hit out at Mozilla, the non-profit creator of internet browser Firefox, for pausing the ability to accept cryptocurrency donations. On January 6, … Read more

Dogecoin Co-Founder Billy Markus Blasts Mozilla for Pausing Crypto Donations

Dogecoin Co-Founder Billy Markus Blasts Mozilla for Pausing Crypto Donations

Dogecoin co-founder Billy Markus has hit out at Mozilla, the company behind the popular Firefox browser, for putting a halt on crypto donations on grounds of reviewing the environmental impact of crypto mining and whether it aligns with the company’s existing climate goals. Markus accused Mozilla on Twitter of yielding to an “ignorant, reactionary Internet … Read more

Georgia candidates accept crypto campaign donations

Georgia candidates accept crypto campaign donations

You know those extra bitcoins you have lying around? The ones you’ve been meaning to donate to a political campaign? Well, you’re in luck!What’s happening: At least two Georgia Republicans running statewide are soliciting cryptocurrency as campaign donations. The big picture: These candidates are part of a bipartisan group of politicians around the country who’ve … Read more

S. Korean Politician to Accept Crypto Donations

Bitcoin, mining, cryptocurrency

Malaysian officials have arrested 28-year-old suspect on charges of allegedly running illicit crypto mining, a Sunday (Jan. 2) report from Micky says. The police have identified 30 mining stations using electricity stolen from the grid. The stolen electricity was valued at RM 2 million ($478,000), and the operation involved stealing electricity worth $102,239. While crypto … Read more

What to know about making cryptocurrency donations to charity

$7B stolen in crypto scams in 2021, RadioShack DeFi

The crypto ecosystem has expanded significantly in recent years. While institutions such as the IMF are starting to embrace its innovation, they are also calling for investors to exercise caution.Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto via Getty ImagesCryptocurrency donations to charity are booming, with gifts still rolling in as the calendar winds down.There was a 583% increase … Read more

WikiLeaks Has Received $2.2 Million Worth of Donations in Crypto

WikiLeaks Has Received $2.2 Million Worth of Donations in Crypto

WikiLeaks is one of the world’s most famous organizations. In its essence, WikiLeaks is an international non-profit organization designed to publish news leaks and classified media provided by various anonymous sources. It was founded back in 2006 by Julian Paul Assange – an Australian activist, publisher, and editor. He was arrested in 2019 in London, … Read more