Mozilla, the open-source development community behind the popular Firefox web browser, is now accepting bitcoin donations.
The Mozilla Foundation, the non-profit entity that provides support for the community’s broad open-source development, will be partnering with Coinbase to accept bitcoin contributions. The California-based bitcoin services provider announced the deal on its blog, where it reinforced that, per its policies toward charities, it will not charge fees for the donations it processes.
With the news, Mozilla joins the growing number of non-profit organizations that support open-source and free Web-focused initiatives, including the Wikimedia Foundation, that are accepting bitcoin. In recent months, charitable organizations around the world have slowly begun to turn to digital currency to facilitate donations while removing costs associated with legacy payment methods… CONTINUE