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[[User:Malaclyps|Danny O'Brien]] is accepting [http://bitcoin.org Bitcoin] donations on behalf of Noisebridge. In a mailing list post[1][2], he sent the following clear-signed GPG message:
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==Addresses==
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There are two wallet addresses, one for Noisebridge and Noisetor. Both are linked to the Noisebridge Wells Fargo checking account via Coinbase.
  
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* Noisebridge: [https://blockchain.info/address/1KxVgNmPdTyePLw27iixbH9yrRhNH7UfdK 1KxVgNmPdTyePLw27iixbH9yrRhNH7UfdK]
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* Noisetor: [https://blockchain.info/address/1HXadShFoTzYfM148kjZi17NBjMvbyVqff 1HXadShFoTzYfM148kjZi17NBjMvbyVqff]
  
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=== Controversy ===
  
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According to an unsigned edit to this page by 69.181.70.193, "Bitcoins are an enormously stupid Ponzi scheme that no self respecting hacker should touch with a 10 foot grounded pole."<br>
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I can take bitcoins for Noisebridge (I'm on the board for whatever that counts as -- at the very least, Noisebridge have a tradition that you can give cash to a board member as a donation)<br>
 
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# https://www.noisebridge.net/pipermail/noisebridge-discuss/2011-May/022986.html
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=== Anti-controversy ===
# https://www.noisebridge.net/pipermail/noisebridge-discuss/2011-May/022999.html
 
  
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* It's not a Ponzi scheme if you can get your money converted back immediately (via: [http://coinbase.com coinbase.com], [http://bitpay.com bitpay.com] or one of the many other payment processors or exchanges).
Bitcoins are an enormously stupid ponzo scheme that no self respecting hacker should touch with a 10 foot grounded pole.
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* Fringe ideas are always ridiculed.
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* Bitcoins have been around for [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitcoin 5 years now] and have had hundreds of millions invested in related startups / infrastructure.
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* The [http://www.fsf.org/blogs/community/bitcoins-a-new-way-to-donate-to-the-fsf FSF], [https://supporters.eff.org/donate EFF] and many other important institutions accept bitcoin.
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* WikiLeaks [http://www.forbes.com/sites/jonmatonis/2012/08/20/wikileaks-bypasses-financial-blockade-with-bitcoin/ received support via bitcoin] during the Visa financial blockade.
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* The USD value of 1 Bitcoin has risen to <strike>$14.33</strike> <strike>$106.00</strike> <strike>$236.00</strike> <strike>$1132.26([https://bitcoinaverage.com/charts#USD-averages-false November 29, 2013 08:30]) $2,443.91 [[User:Ⅹ|Ⅹ]] ([[User talk:Ⅹ|talk]]) 23:00, 24 May 2017 (UTC).</strike> $46,308.73 [[User:Ⅹ|Ⅹ]] ([[User talk:Ⅹ|talk]]) 03:48, 10 February 2021 (UTC)

Latest revision as of 03:48, 10 February 2021

Addresses

There are two wallet addresses, one for Noisebridge and Noisetor. Both are linked to the Noisebridge Wells Fargo checking account via Coinbase.

Controversy

According to an unsigned edit to this page by 69.181.70.193, "Bitcoins are an enormously stupid Ponzi scheme that no self respecting hacker should touch with a 10 foot grounded pole."

Anti-controversy

  • It's not a Ponzi scheme if you can get your money converted back immediately (via: coinbase.com, bitpay.com or one of the many other payment processors or exchanges).
  • Fringe ideas are always ridiculed.
  • Bitcoins have been around for 5 years now and have had hundreds of millions invested in related startups / infrastructure.
  • The FSF, EFF and many other important institutions accept bitcoin.
  • WikiLeaks received support via bitcoin during the Visa financial blockade.
  • The USD value of 1 Bitcoin has risen to $14.33 $106.00 $236.00 $1132.26(November 29, 2013 08:30) $2,443.91 (talk) 23:00, 24 May 2017 (UTC). $46,308.73 (talk) 03:48, 10 February 2021 (UTC)