Pavel Durov: I’m Using Bitcoin to Neutralize Russia’s Telegram Ban

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Russia’s Telegram ban officially went into effect this week, but the encrypted messaging app is fighting back against the government censors — and it’s using Bitcoin to power those efforts. Telegram founder Pavel Durov revealed Tuesday that he has begun distributing Bitcoin grants to groups and organizations operating virtual private networks (VPNs) and other proxy

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Posted by Josiah Wilmoth on April 18, 2018 @ https://www.ccn.com/pavel-durov-im-using-bitcoin-to-neutralize-russias-telegram-ban/

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