Coinbase abandons Bitcoin principles, bans accounts it doesn’t like

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Bitcoin is an open ecosystem, and open protocol, meant to free people and their money.

Coinbase, the largest Bitcoin exchange, just gave Bitcoin's openness a giant middle finger by banning Gab, the free speech social network, from their platform.

Bitcoin is supposed to be anti-censorship. But it can't be that if the on-ramps into Bitcoin are controlled by biased gatekeepers who ban people they don't like.

And worse yet, they're setting a precedent that other bitcoin businesses may follow. How long until you get banned?

If you agree this is a dangerous precedent to set, contact @coinbase on Twitter and let them know won't be using them unless they reinstate Gab's account.

Source:

https://gab.ai/a/posts/27539385

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