Wikileaks is allegedly set to start accepting additional cryptocurrencies as a means to serve users who want to contribute to its media and whistleblowing efforts.

Declared by Wikileaks founder Julian Assange in a Tweet earlier this week, the comment follows news the Freedom of the Press Foundation (FPF), an organization that has helped to process financial donations for Wikileaks through Visa, MasterCard, and PayPal, suddenly stopped their services.

According to the previous reports, Wikileaks started collecting donations in zcash in August, a move that followed its acceptance of bitcoin and litecoin.

In General, Assange sees the FPF shutdown as “richly ironic” because the company was set to prevent economic censorship from Wikileaks.

He stated:

Like our response to the first banking blockade will open up further crypto-currencies. Those wanting to contribute to Wikileaks can already use bitcoin, litecon and the ultra-private monero and zcash.

He further added that clients can also buy Wikileaks products on its online shop can already use a variety of payment mode including cryptocurrencies.

On Thursday (22nd December 2017) Wikileaks declared that the arrival of its first WikiLeaks CryptoKitties. An internet-based game for buying, selling and breeding digital kittens, CryptoKitties are a structure of cryptographic collectible constructed on the ethereum blockchain.

With the launch, Assange said:

Cryptography is not only transforming the international financial system, it is creating innovation in a vast array of human interaction.

Assange stated:

Donors can bid for one of Wikileak’s purebred cryptographic kittens, as newcomers can utilize the items to learn about blockchain and get their first cryptocurrency.


Author's Bio: 

Ricky Makan is a venture capitalist and Crypto Enthusiast best known for pioneering the market for Digital Marketing. He is a Co-founder of Unkrypted, a platform which provides the latest news and information that helps understand everything about the ever-evolving world of digital currencies. He is been fascinated by Blockchain technology since the first time he heard about it in 2013