Julian Assange: Bitcoin is a Major ‘Intellectually Interesting Development’
The Wikileaks founder was speaking via video link at the Net Prophet technology and trends conference in Cape Town.
In an attempt to disprove theories about his own death, controversial media mogul Julian Assange turned to the bitcoin blockchain today.
Bitcoin's block chain can store more than transactions. According to Julian Assange, it provides a way to preserve history.
Julian Assange stated in a Tweet that Wikileaks is seeking to add new cryptocurrencies in the future after FPF announced the closure of its support.
Julian Assange has described key events and discussions between bitcoin's founder and WikiLeaks back in 2010.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange and Google chairman and then-CEO Eric Schmidt discussed bitcoin in 2011.