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Coinbase has apparently closed accounts for Gab and its founder.
Coinbase, a big digital currency exchange, closed an account held by Gab, a free-wheeling Twitter lookalike that's become a favorite social media platform for the far right.
Saturday - Gab - Screenshot - Notice - Coinbase
On Saturday, Gab tweeted out a screenshot of a notice it received from Coinbase that its account was going to be closed. An account held by Andrew Torba, Gab's CEO and founder, was also shuttered.
"As predicted: the on ramps and off ramps (exchanges) are going to start censoring not only companies, but also individuals," the tweet read, in part.
Ramps - Ramps - Exchanges - Companies - Individuals
As predicted: the on ramps and off ramps (exchanges) are going to start censoring not only companies, but also individuals. @coinbase has now banned both Gab's merchant account and Andrew Torba's personal account.
Coinbase didn't immediately to a request for comment as to why Gab's and Torba's accounts were closed.
Gab - Something - Alternative
Gab was founded in 2016 as something of an alternative to...
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