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Zcash Donates $40K to Canadian Private Messaging Developer

“The Zcash Foundation, the firm behind privacy-centric cryptocurrency Zcash (ZEC), has donated $40,000 to a Canadian private messaging developer” writes Helen Partz for cointelegraph.com. Launched in 2016, Zcash is a major cryptocurrency focused on providing users with private transactions, similar to coins like Monero (XMR). Source: cointelegraph.com

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Anonymous author of ‘A Warning’ said there is ‘no doubt in my mind’ that Trump demanded quid pro quo from Ukraine

“The anonymous senior White House official behind the book “A Warning” said on a forum that there is “no doubt in my mind” that Trump demanded quid pro quo from Ukraine “in order to disrupt the 2020 election.”” writes Lauren Frias for businessinsider.com. The White House has pushed back against the claims made by the anonymous official in “A Warning,” saying to The Hill, “the book is nothing but lies.”.  Source: businessinsider.com

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The anonymous senior White House official who wrote ‘A Warning’ said there is ‘no doubt in my mind’ that Trump demanded quid pro quo from Ukraine

“The anonymous senior White House official behind the book “A Warning” said on a forum that there is “no doubt in my mind” that Trump demanded quid pro quo from Ukraine “in order to disrupt the 2020 election.”” writes Lauren Frias for businessinsider.com. The White House has pushed back against the claims made by the anonymous official in “A Warning,” saying to The Hill, “the book is nothing but lies.”.  Source: businessinsider.com

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Grin Receives Anonymous 50 BTC Donation, Sparking Satoshi Rumors

“Privacy-centric coin Grin received an anonymous 50 Bitcoin (BTC) donation to its General Fund on Nov. 11, sparking a bizarre rumor that the generous soul behind it was Satoshi” writes Marie Huillet for cointelegraph.com. The donation, announced the same day by Grin on Twitter, was made via crypto exchange Coinbase by a donor who expressly wished to remain anonymous, according to a Nov. 11 forum post by Grin dev Daniel Lehnberg. Source: cointelegraph.com

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Facebook apologises after being accused of ‘empowering racism against its employees of colour’

“Facebook apologised on Friday after black employees anonymously shared feelings of workplace bias in an online post” reports firstpost.com. “The problem is not just with black employees of different genders,” the post read.The anonymous post maintained that the atmosphere at Facebook has worsened in the past year when it came to non-white workers being recognized, empowered and treated equitably. Source: firstpost.com

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An anonymous memo alleging ongoing racism at Facebook is circulating inside the company

“Current and former Facebook employees, including Luckie, are also tweeting about it” writes Rob Price for businessinsider.com. Business Insider was not immediately able to verify the letter authors’ identities, but a source at the company confirmed that it is currently circulating and being discussed internally. Source: businessinsider.com

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The Wildest Moments From ‘A Warning’

“The anonymous senior Trump administration official who penned the 2018 New York Times opinion essay titled “I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration” now has a full-length book” writes Madison Is A for elle.com. Similarly The Washington Post reports that the author wrote, “I was wrong about the ‘quiet resistance’ inside the Trump administration…The Post also reports that, according to the author, senior Trump administration officials considered resigning together in 2018 in a “midnight self-massacre.”.  Source: elle.com

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Trump put on a Hispanic accent to imitate and mock Mexican migrants pleading to cross US border, a book by an anonymous White House official claims

“Donald Trump mocked Mexican migrants trying to enter the US by imitating their pleas in a Hispanic accent, an anonymous White House official claims in a new book” writes Bill Bostock for businessinsider.com. In one instance, the Post reports that the anonymous official wrote that during an Oval Office meeting Trump began impersonating Mexicans.Reuters/Kevin Lamarque The anonymous author has compiled a long list of grievances against the 45th president. Source: businessinsider.com

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Justice Department seeks info on ‘Anonymous’ author of soon-to-be-published insider book

“The Justice Department is demanding identifying details about the senior Trump administration official who has written an anonymous book, warning in a letter to the publisher on Monday that the author may be subject to nondisclosure agreements” writes Jane C for nbcnews.com. The senior Trump administration official first debuted as an anonymous critic in a 2018 New York Times op-ed, claiming that they and others sought to thwart the president’s agenda from inside the government. The president responded to the anonymous official’s first op-ed by tweeting “TREASON?” and claiming there…

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Writer Joe Klein says anonymous author should come forward

“That might also apply to the anonymous Trump official” writes Martin Pengelly for theguardian.com. When Joe Klein was identified as the anonymous author of Primary Colors, a bestselling 1996 satire of campaign life with the Clintons, he arrived at a press conference wearing a Groucho Marx disguise.Unlike the author of A Warning, he said, “the whistleblower under law has the right to privacy … unless the anonymous author was the whistleblower, which would be hilarious, wouldn’t it?” Klein also pointed out that the whistleblower’s life could be in danger. Source: theguardian.com

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