30 Aug '14, 2pm

Community Honors Hal Finney with Bitcoin Fund for ALS Research

In the wake of bitcoin groundbreaker Hal Finney’s passing a few days ago , some prominent figures in the bitcoin community have teamed up in a campaign to raise funds for research into amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Erik Voorhees , co-founder of Coinapult , Jason King of Sean’s Outpost , bitcoin evangelist Roger Ver , BitPay and the Bitcoin Foundation have collaborated to provide a way to donate bitcoin to ALS research. Bitcoin Foundation chief scientist Gavin Andresen made the video above to kick off the campaign, named the Hal Finney Bitcoin Fund for ALS Research. The main donation address is here . Donations will be accepted through the Thanksgiving holiday (27th November) in the US and the payment will be made on 2nd December. Voting for a recipient Since the ALS Association does not yet accept bitcoin donations, the Hal Finney Bitcoin Fund will accept nomination...

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