Entrepreneur and Bitcoin (BTC) entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has revealed his new agency Okay.im is instantly supporting WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange.
Dotcom provides Bitcoin to Assange
In a tweet on Oct. 29, Dotcom talked about 10% of Okay.im’s transaction costs have been going within the path of serving to Assange’s ongoing approved battle.
“http://K.im helps @Wikileaks and Julian Assange by committing 10% of our transaction value earnings to Wikileaks and Julian’s approved crew,” he wrote. Dotcom added:
“It will current sufficient Bitcoin for his safety and permit Wikileaks to increase its truth-telling capabilities. Maintain strong!”
Assange presently faces extradition to the USA on charges of allegedly attempting to hack proper right into a Pentagon laptop computer. His potential jail sentence totals 175 years.
“The remedy of Julian Assange speaks volumes regarding the rotten character of the intelligence neighborhood (deep state),” Dotcom wrote in a earlier tweet remaining week.
WikiLeaks already accepts donations in assorted cryptocurrencies. To date, its Bitcoin wallets have obtained in further of 4,000 BTC ($37 million).
Countdown to the preliminary alternate offering
The entrepreneur, who has confronted approved stress of his private over his earlier mission, Megaupload, has positioned Okay.im to reap the advantages of cryptocurrencies.
The content material materials sharing service will conduct an preliminary alternate offering, or IEO, on Bitfinex inside the coming week with a objective to extend funds.
The deliberate fundraising goal is presently set at $eight million, with verified consumers able to contribute a most of $50,000 each. Holders of Bitfinex’s in-house token, UNUS SED LEO, may have the power to double their contribution.