Since Patreon started to censor members and participated in deplatforming, many of its users have sought alternatives. An option is the bitbacker.io infected with cryptocurrency, an application similar to Patreon which strongly supports freedom of speech and censorship-resistant money.
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Bitbacker.io: an alternative Patreon powered by cryptocurrencies
<img class = "alignright wp-image-268000″ title=”Bitbacker.io aims to offer an alternative Patreon powered by cryptocurrency” src=”https://news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/JgqoAJCo_400x400.jpg” alt=”Bitbacker.io aims to offer a crypto-based Patreon alternative "width =" 162 "height =" 162 "srcset =" https://news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/ JgqoAJCo_400x400.jpg 300 w, https://news.bitcoin.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/JgqoAJCo_400x400-150×150.jpg 150w "sizes =" (maximum width: 162px) 100vw, 162px”/>In the last 12 months, censorship and deplatforming have become rampant, with abuses on the main social media platforms, donation pages and web forums. This was especially true of Patreon, a web portal that offers people business tools and subscription service opportunities. Many well-known crypto-luminaries, developers, non-profit organizations and Youtuber use Patreon to strengthen their products and business models. But Patreon has been accused of deleting "right" figures, atheists and religious podcasters, creators like Sargon and other individuals like the former Rebel Media Lauren Southern personalities. Bitbacker.io, like the BTC-powered Tallycoin, aims to provide a solution to the problem of censorship by providing "an alternative encrypted Patreon".
At this moment, the platform supports BCH, BTC, is Smartcash, while providing a slew of the same features that Patreon provides. For example, Bitbacker offers a powerchat and interactive streaming service. Visitors can promise recurring cryptographic donations to content providers and get access to exclusive feeds for members only. In addition, Bitbacker users can anonymously donate to their favorite creator's page. Bitbacker creators say that fiat-based platforms can reach 10-30% from content creators' donations, but because they use digital resources like BCHs and BTCs, the startup is able to charge almost the same amount. 1%.
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Signing up for Bitbacker is easy, just a strong password and email address to customize your profile. Immediately after joining, the platform reminds you to link a bitcoin address to your profile to receive donations for content. Bitbacker explains on his website that it was designed to help cryptographic novices and the team opines that he hopes the platform can be "a gateway to cryptocurrencies". There is a feed that can explore who shows all the creators of Bitbacker content and even a general chat feed.
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Speaking with the news. Bitcoin.com, the founder of Bitbacker explained that he had created the platform to provide an economic response based on cryptography to donation sites like Patreon and Youtube & # 39; s Superchat.
"C & # 39; is and has always been a huge flagship culture in the crypto community," noted the founder of Bitbacker. "However, despite the enthusiastic desire of the community, many creators and builders still resort to the use of fiat-centric services like Patreon to support their work".
Naomi Brockwell, for example, runs an encrypted show, but receives the vast majority of her support through print sources like Patreon. This is probably true among the most important members of Crypto: Andreas Antonopoulos, whose Youtube channel is practically an advertisement for Patreon.
The creator also pointed out that Patreon is "expensive" and takes 10 percent of the donations. Explain that half of these funds go to outsource the regulatory compliance of being a money transmitter to an external payment processor. "Youtube takes an even 30% higher than the Superchats," explained Bitbacker's creator. "Our organization only takes 1 percent and we do this by exploiting the ability of cryptocurrencies to manage all transactions in the customer's browser – Bitbacker never touches the private key of a user and this provides security against hacks and avoids the huge costs of regulatory compliance. "
The site's content exploration shows a 'wide variety of vloggers, authors and other types of content creators. At the moment there is a decent portion of libertarians and cryptocurrency enthusiasts who use the platform but the site seems to gain a wider audience. Next to this, the host shows cryptocurrency Naomi Brockwell it is also using the Bitbacker platform.
What do you think about Bitbacker.io? Let us know what you think of this platform in the comments section below.
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