Vitalik Buterin Supports Petition to Free Virgil Griffith, The Arrested Blockchain Dev

Vitalik Buterin Supports Petition to Free Virgil Griffith, The Arrested Blockchain Dev

Gate Trade News Tuesday, December 3, 2019 18 2

Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin has declared his solidarity with Virgil Griffith, the American citizen arrested for his blockchain educational activities in North Korea. Vitalik shared a link to a blog post penned by blockchain firm CEO Enrico Talin, which had appealed directly to the Vitalik to start a petition in support of Griffith. The U.S. Department of Justice has accused Griffith of providing “highly technical information to North Korea, which they belived could be used to help North Korea to launder money and evade sanctions