Anonymous Tor browser accepts cryptocurrency donations. The first days of the new function brought the first results. The browser support service said that customers can transfer money in nine crypto by filling out a special form on the site.
The Tor Project indicated on its website the addresses of the wallets for anonymous donations and cryptocurrencies that are supported by the browser. Donato (donations) can be transferred to the project account in Augur (REP), Bitcoin (BTS), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Dash (DASH), Ether (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Monero (XMR), Stellar Lumen (XLM ) Zcash (ZEC).
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Cryptocurrencies for the Tor browser
The Tor Project non-profit organization began using cryptocurrency for donations in the browser of the same name, and the first donates began to arrive from the first day of its existence. Interestingly, Tor only supports crypto that can be converted on the Kraken exchange.
Support for crypto and wallet addresses appeared on the official website of the browser a few days ago (March 18), read more on Cryptobit.Мedia. There was no press release and comments from the management before the launch of the project new function. Therefore, the support of digital money was very unexpected news for users of the browser.
"Thank you for your interest in donating cryptocurrencies for the Tor project. Please fill out this form and send the coins to the appropriate wallet." – Donate Torproject.
After the start of the new option, Sarah Stevenson (head of the donation service) told reporters that the project had been accepting payments in Bitcoin for several years. However, today the browser decided to add a few more assets.
"We focused on two things: the payback of effort and money, which is translated as charity. Currently, we limit the number of individual wallets that we need for monitoring and management and accept only currencies that can be converted to Fiat through Kraken."
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Sarah Stevenson commented on the crypto-donations for Tor, details and comments on the donation option, explaining the reasons for introducing crypto-donations.
"We decided to accept cryptocurrency, because more and more people requested this option. The Tor project and the cryptocurrency communities value privacy, which is why it makes sense."
Editor: Alyona Nabok