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.
Wilson Muroki Njino
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On Thu, Jul 26, 2018 at 5:04 PM Wairimu Macharia-Muturu via kictanet <
> 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*
> *See full article:
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