FairPlanet selects SatoshiPay to launch blockchain-based donations for publishing platform
LONDON/BERLIN, Germany, 24 June 2019 — FairPlanet, a global non-profit journalistic platform and organisation, concerned with human rights and the environment, has integrated with SatoshiPay, a blockchain payment provider, to fund content and operations through micro-donations. Visitors can now voluntarily make a donation for any article on the platform or make a general donation for the non-profit organisation to support its impact driven mission.
FairPlanet and SatoshiPay have partnered to bring an easy-to-use and fully integrated, blockchain-based donation solution to the independent nonprofit journalistic website. As one of the first integrators of the SatoshiPay micropayment platform, FairPlanet readers see a donation option at the end of each article or on its general donation page. This new feature is in line with the rising trend of tipping and donation options across leading content platforms such as The Guardian, which doesn’t use a paywall and recently announced its break even due to one million donating users.
With its independent impact driven journalism focussing on human rights and the environment, FairPlanet connected with the global inclusiveness of blockchain.“While we maintain an open and free publication for everyone to use, it’s great to now include a financial support option for our readers who are situated all across the globe. Using borderless cryptocurrency aligns perfectly with the principles of our nonprofit content and global impact strategy,” says Murat Suner, Co-Founder & Managing Director of FairPlanet. “And, with our global network of editors and journalists, financial inclusion is also an essential cornerstone of our exemplary worldwide equal pay policy, ensuring all our colleagues are being paid equally around the globe regardless of their country of residence.“
He further states:“The SatoshiPay...