An example of blockchain being used for activism in China

Hi Wairimu,

Thank you for sharing this. This is indeed a new use for blockchain.
Freedom of speech is an essential part of human life and in this case it’s
being used to highlight the issue China is facing.

I believe this should be made possible to to every nation where freedom of
speech is muzzled and bring freedom to it’s citizens.

Regards,

Wilson Muroki Njino
Tel: +254 721 991098
Office +254 730 911125
Email: wnmuroki@gmail.com

On Thu, Jul 26, 2018 at 5:04 PM Wairimu Macharia-Muturu via kictanet <
kictanet@lists.kictanet.or.ke> wrote:

> Chinese internet users employ blockchain to share a censored news article
>
> Chinese netizens have turned to blockchain to share a censored news story
> about faulty vaccines given to small babies. Their efforts to repost an
> investigative piece about a large vaccine maker were largely thwarted by
> internet monitors, but by sticking the story within the metadata of a
> cryptocurrency transaction, netizens have been able to outsmart the
> censors, as first spotted by *TechNode*
> <technode.com/2018/07/23/vaccine-scandal-blockchain/>*.*
>
> *See full article:
> www.theverge.com/2018/7/24/17607690/chinese-internet-users-blockchain-share-censored-news-article-vaccines
> <www.theverge.com/2018/7/24/17607690/chinese-internet-users-blockchain-share-censored-news-article-vaccines>
> *
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