Looks like you can now support Wikipedia via Bitcoin. Sometimes leaps into new tech are accidental, but that makes them no less cool.
Originally posted on TechCrunch:
But then, Wales shared his wallet address on Twitter and Reddit. “I’m liking Coinbase and finding the interface pretty straightforward,” he wrote on Reddit.
Bitcoin users started voting with their wallets. Many sent small amounts of Bitcoin to show Wales that Bitcoin should become a new payment option on Wikipedia. While people are not donating directly to the Wikimedia Foundation, Wales clearly stated that he will donate everything to his foundation.
So far the accidentally viral BTC address I posted yesterday has collected 4.5+ BTC. I will donate all to Wikipedia of course.—
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