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Coinbase Suspends Account for Ross Ulbricht's Legal Defense Donations - Dash Force News

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  1. Mark Mason

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    Coinbase Suspends Account for Ross Ulbricht's Legal Defense Donations - Dash Force News

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    Funds for Ross Ulbrichts legal appeal have reportedly been frozen when Coinbase shut down their account without notice.

    Early Bitcoin pioneer and administrator of the controversial Silk Road open online marketplace Ross Ulbricht is currently serving a life sentence in prison. In order to cover legal costs to appeal his conviction, his supporters have raised Bitcoin donations under the banner of Free Ross. Many of those donations went to a Coinbase account rather than a wallet where his supporters directly controlled the private keys. According to Free Ross, that account has now been suspended, freezing a considerable amount of Bitcoin:
     
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    Right after the prosecutor for the Silk Road case was hired as CEO for Coinbase's parent company... Hmm... I would be getting my coins out of Coinbase before it gets MtGox'd....