Kim Dotcom has declared his support for Julian Assange by donating 10% of his new firm’s transaction fees to the latter. The bitcoin entrepreneur unveiled through twitter on 29 October, stating that ten percent of K.im’s bitcoin fees will be directly sent to Assange to help him fight his legal battle. He also boosted the WikiLeaks founder, guiding him to stay strong and mentioning that the provided bitcoins will be sufficient for him to defend himself.
https://t.co/UGWsYPTg4Z supports @Wikileaks and Julian Assange by committing 10% of our transaction fee income to Wikileaks and Julian’s legal team. This may provide sufficient Bitcoin for his defense and enable Wikileaks to increase its truth-telling capabilities. Stay strong!
— Kim Dotcom (@KimDotcom) October 29, 2019
Julian Assange is charged for attempting to hack into a Pentagon computer. If proved at fault, Assange can face jail sentence totaling to 175 years. WikiLeaks takes donations in various cryptocurrencies. Up till now, its Bitcoin wallets have earned above 4,000 BTC rounding to $37 million.
Kim Dotcom, as anticipated, inaugurated Ki.im to obtain the benefits of the virtual currencies. The company will conduct an initial exchange offering on Bitfinex in the coming week to raise funds around $8 million, where verified investors can give to a maximum of $50,000 each. Holders of UNUS SED LEO, Bitfinex’s in-house token, will be capable of doubling their contribution.