Wikipedia will no longer accept cryptocurrency donations due to environmental and other concerns

Wikipedia will no longer accept cryptocurrency donations due to environmental and other concerns

The news comes after 71.2% of the Wikimedia community voted to support a petition to discontinue accepting cryptocurrencies. Following a three-month debate in which the environmental effect of bitcoin was an important discussion topic, Wikimedia, the non-profit foundation that operates Wikipedia, has decided to cease accepting cryptocurrency payments. Accepting donations in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin …

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