Noted whistleblower Edward Snowden has said that the privacy oriented cryptocurrency zcash is the "most interesting alternative" to bitcoin.
SpiderOak, the private storage company that can't unencrypt your data even if it wanted to, will start taking bitcoin.
Bitcoin will be a valuable tool in fighting for freedom of speech on controversial websites, say experts.
No bank accounts? No credit cards? Snowden could use bitcoin in order to survive.
Bitcoin donations to WikiLeaks increased 1,894% yesterday after Julian Assange pledged his support to whistle-blower Edward Snowden.