Meet the ‘Assassination Market’ Creator Who’s Crowdfunding Murder With Bitcoins
The Fedoras of International People’s Revolution are going to stop being funny the minute something like this actually has consequences.
Side note: I’m sure the inclusion of Bernanke’s middle name (Shalom) in his pledge page has nothing at all to do with “crypto-anarchists” being willing to make his the highest bounty.
Sanjuro tells me he’s long been aware of Bell’s idea. But he only decided to enact it after the past summer’s revelations of mass surveillance by the NSA exposed in a series of leaks by agency contractor Edward Snowden. “Being forced to alter my every happy memory during internet activity, every intimate moment over the phone with my loved ones, to also include some of the people I hate the most listening in, analysing the conversation, was the inspiration I needed to embark on this task,” he writes. “After about a week of muttering ‘they must all die’ under my breath every time I opened a newspaper or turned on the television, I decided something had to be done. This is my contribution to the cause.”