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Sources: Virgil Griffith Wanted to Ship Ethereum Mining Equipment to North Korea

Virgil Griffith, a US citizen, a programmer and a cryptocurrency expert, was arrested last week on the grounds of aiding North Korea in violating international sanctions placed on the country.Now, new report indicates that he had previously told his peers about his plans to arrange a shipment of crypto mining

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Ethereum Founder Vitalik Buterin: Free Programmer Virgil Griffith!

On December 1st, Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of the second-largest cryptocurrency Ethereum (ETH)trade and Bitcoin magazine, tweeted a link to a blog post that promotes a petition to free the programmer Virgil Griffith, who is accused of assisting North Korea bypass U.S.-imposed sanctions.In the tweet, Buterin states that he believes throwing

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Ethereum Developer Virgil Griffith Has Been Released From Jail Pending Trial

According to Friday's complaint, Griffith asked for – and was denied – permission to travel to North Korea in order to give the presentation, titled "Blockchain and Peace." Moreover, the complaint said, Griffith subsequently "began formulating plans to facilitate the exchange of Cryptocurrency-1 between the DPRK and South Korea," despite

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Ethereum Developer Virgil Griffith to Be Released From Jail Pending Trial

According to Friday's complaint, Griffith asked for – and was denied – permission to travel to North Korea in order to give the presentation, titled "Blockchain and Peace." Moreover, the complaint said, Griffith subsequently "began formulating plans to facilitate the exchange of Cryptocurrency-1 between the DPRK and South Korea," despite

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