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UNICEF Announces Official Cryptocurrency Fund

chris

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UNICEF has announced that it will now accept donations in ether and bitcoin to back Open Source projects, through an official cryptocurrency fund.

UNICEF, the United Nations Children’s Fund, has launched a crypto fund to receive, hold and distribute donations of bitcoin and ether in its aim to back open source technology for children around the world.

UNICEF said in an announcement on Wednesday that in a first for United Nations organizations, the Cryptocurrency Fund will receive contributions in cryptocurrency and grant out in the same digital currency form.

Via Coindesk: https://www.coindesk.com/unicef-launches-cryptocurrency-fund-to-back-open-source-technology

Original post: https://www.unicef.org/press-releases/unicef-launches-cryptocurrency-fund
 

Scott7

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Smart move on their part. Having a Bitcoin address for donations helped Wikileaks back in the day when all of their other avenues for receiving funds were cut off.
 

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