Bail Bloc Leverages Monero Mining to Bail Out Refugees in the U.S
The current American president, Donald Trump is going hard on illegal migrants from South America. He is seen to tighten the customs by imprisoning the migrants and even separating the children from families.
However, Monero the privacy Cryptocurrency is seen to take a stand against these stances in their own way. Bail Bloc which is an application developed by The New Inquiry has directed their Monero mining contributions to bailing out the migrants from the detention facilities.
Bail Bloc has tied up with the Immigrant Bail Fund to help the approximate 44,000 detainees that are caught.
According to Bail Block, one out of five people are in detention due to not being able to pay the due bonds of $15,000.
— The New Inquiry (@newinquiry) December 10, 2018
The news about Bail Bloc may be spread recently, however, a Reddit post shows it’s been in the works for the last one year. It states details about Bail Bloc launching a year ago, to ‘Weaponize excess computing power against the Prison Industrial Complex.’ It further enstates the application uses 10% of your processor’s energy to mine Monero.
Monero has been involved in numerous scandals such as Cryptojacking which involves using website visitor’s computer power to mine Monero without their consent. However with such a stance being taken by Bail Block is ensuring that Monero may be playing hardball and stealing computer power to mine Monero, it also is giving back to the poor.
Bail Block is doing things differently by leveraging the ability to mine XMR using CPU and GPU systems. This allows users to download Windows on their landing page utilizing the spare computer power to be used for mining Monero which in turn is used for bail bonds.
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