An initiative that mines the privacy coin monero, donating cash for bail money, has seen an uptick in users since the protests started in Minnesota.
There are no easy technological solutions to racial tensions, police brutality or economic insecurity. Still, bitcoin could help black Americans, says author Isaiah Jackson.
Built on the InterPlanetary File System and the Ethereum blockchain, the protocol lets anyone file police misconduct reports anonymously.
Comments from Minnesota Public Safety commissioner John Harrington comparing law enforcement to contact tracing alerted privacy activists to the dangers of misusing COVID-19 health data.