30 Jul '14, 6pm

Wikipedia Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations With Coinbase

Wikipedia , the decentralized community-powered encyclopedia, is now accepting donations in bitcoin, the decentralized community-powered cryptocurrency. The Wikimedia Foundation partnered with Coinbase to process the donations. Also new today, Coinbase will waive processing fees for all registered non-profits. Today’s news shouldn’t come as a surprise. Back in March, Wikipedia co-founder Jimmy Wales accidentally started a bitcoin donation campaign. After opening a Coinbase wallet, he shared his wallet address on Twitter and said that he would give all the proceeds to the Wikimedia Foundation. “I’m planning to re-open the conversation with the Wikimedia Foundation Board of Directors at our next meeting (and before, by email) about whether Wikimedia should accept Bitcoin,” he wrote in a Reddit thread at the time. And here’s the result! Bitcoin will just be another payment op...

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