A political action committee pushing for US Vice President Joe Biden to seek the presidency has announced it will accept bitcoin donations.
, according to a report by The Hill, will accept donations in the digital currency. The campaign is using BitPay as a payments processor, allowing donors to contribute up to $100 in bitcoin per year as an in-kind donation.
“This is in keeping with Vice President Biden’s strong support of technology and innovation throughout his career,” Draft Biden 2016 director Joseph Schweitzer told the publication.
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