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#EndSARS Activists Are Using Bitcoin to Battle Police Brutality - CoinDesk

#EndSARS Activists Are Using Bitcoin to Battle Police Brutality - CoinDesk


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#EndSARS Activists Are Using Bitcoin to Battle Police Brutality.

All of this fundraising attracted the attention of authorities, though, and they were shut out of Flutterwave, the payments platform and something of a virtual bank they used to process donations.

They started by using Sendcash, a platform which converts bitcoin payments into naira and then deposits these funds into a recipient’s Nigerian bank account.

More germane to the recent protests against police brutality, others have even used Bitcoin as an unconfiscatible bank account to avoid police shakedowns for cash.

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