Why Bitcoin? Patreon Pushed By Mastercard to Ban Accounts in ‘Terrible Precedent’

Crowdfunding platform Patreon is grappling with fiat currency centralization after MasterCard demanded it must block the account of a prominent US author and several others. Spencer: Patreon ‘Axed’ Me Citing an email from the company in August, Robert Spencer, who penned multiple books about countering Jihad and advised law enforcement agencies, said it had “axed” him and he could no longer put contributed funds to any use. “I’ve been axed from Patreon, without explanation, warning or … Continue reading Why Bitcoin? Patreon Pushed By Mastercard to Ban Accounts in ‘Terrible Precedent’