Wikipedia will no longer accept cryptocurrency donations due to environmental and other concerns

The news comes after 71.

The news comes after 71.2% of the Wikimedia community voted to support a petition to discontinue accepting cryptocurrencies. Following a three-month debate in which the environmental effect of bitcoin was an important discussion topic, Wikimedia, the non-profit foundation that operates Wikipedia, has decided to cease accepting cryptocurrency payments. Accepting donations in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, bitcoin …

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