Tag Archives: Patreon

Dave Rubin: Crypto is the Answer to Censorship and Patreon

Dave Rubin, the founder and the host of the Rubin Report, has left Patreon with Dr. Jordan Peterson and has begun to develop an alternative solution, possibly involving crypto. Sharing his Bitcoin address in a statement, Rubin said: This is why Dr. Jordan Peterson and I are leaving Patreon and working on an alternative. It’s becoming clearer and… Read More »

LibrePatron Uses BTCPay To Bypass ‘Censorship-Heavy’ Patreon With Bitcoin

A US attorney and developer has vowed to release an alternative to crowdfunding platform Patreon using open source Bitcoin payment processor BTCPay. Replicating Patreon’s ‘Full Feature Set’ In a series of tweets December 30, Jeff Vandrew Jr. released a sample site for LibrePatron, which he claims incorporates the “full feature set” of Patreon itself. The move comes after… Read More »

Jordan Peterson Now Accepts Bitcoin and Working on a Patreon Competitor

Canadian psychologist Jordan Peterson has made $800 in five days after choosing to begin accepting Bitcoin (BTC) donations for his work. Jordan Peterson Gets 63 BTC Donations So Far An analysis of Peterson’s public Bitcoin address reveals an accrued balance of 0.213 BTC since it became active December 22. Peterson, the author of the best-seller 12 Rules For… Read More »

Why Bitcoin? Patreon Pushed By Mastercard to Ban Accounts in ‘Terrible Precedent’

Crowdfunding platform Patreon is grappling with fiat currency centralization after MasterCard demanded it must block the account of a prominent US author and several others. Spencer: Patreon ‘Axed’ Me Citing an email from the company in August, Robert Spencer, who penned multiple books about countering Jihad and advised law enforcement agencies, said it had “axed” him and he could… Read More »

Spurred by Censorship, Jordan Peterson Makes Patreon Alternative – Why Not Bitcoin?

The controversial Canadian psychologist and right-wing thought leader Jordan Peterson has announced he will be launching an alternative to the popular content creation funding platform, Patreon. Peterson will be working with Dave Rubin and atheist intellectual Sam Harris on the project.The decision to abandon Patreon to form a new platform has been largely driven by what the three… Read More »

Smart Contracts are What is Needed for Alternatives to Patreon: Craig Wright

The chief scientist of blockchain firm nChain, Craig Wright, has indicated that Bitcoin could one day emerge as a major means of making automated payments for subscription services, similar to Patreon. Asked by YouTuber ‘Philosophie Workout’ whether it would be possible to pay for subscription services such as Patreon on a regular basis, Wright answered in the affirmative.… Read More »