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Gotta love the Bitcoin community: Wikipedia doesn't accept BTC donations, so BitPay sets up a merchant account for free

Gotta love the Bitcoin community: Wikipedia doesn't accept BTC donations, so BitPay sets up a merchant account for free

Many users in the bitcoin community support Wikipedia, and wish to donate to Wikipedia. Donate to Wikipedia with Bitcoin Wikipedia accepts many types of cash and non-cash donations, but they do not yet accept bitcoin. Wikipedia reaches 450 million people around the world and is funded entirely by donations. While we share the community's enthusiasm about having bitcoin accepted everywhere, not every business is comfortable accepting bitcoin at this time. Some members of the community have suggested to us that we manage an escrow fund for Wikipedia donations. BitPay believes that Wikipedia provides an incredibly valuable service to society, and they deserve people's support regardless of what payment methods they choose to accept. The advancements in bitcoin payment processing over the past year have been quite remarkable, and many corporate finance managers and legal advis...

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