Fast Company: How Monero became extremists’ privacy coin of choice


"Analysts with the Counter Extremism Project were used to seeing radical groups asking for donations in crypto currencies. Everyone from neo-Nazis to ISIS sympathizers liked Bitcoin, as it helps avoid oversight from banks and regulators. But in 2020 those with the unenviable job of monitoring hate groups online saw a pro-ISIS group switch its donation preference from Bitcoin to a much smaller and lesser know currency called Monero...'About a year and a half ago this Monero thing took off, and now it’s pretty widespread,' Hans-Jakob Schindler, the senior director of the Counter Extremism Project, says."

June 21, 2023
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