Ethereum Developer Virgil Griffith Has Been Released From Jail Pending Demo


According to Friday’s grievance, Griffith requested for – and was denied – authorization to journey to North Korea in order to give the presentation, titled “Blockchain and Peace.” In addition, the grievance claimed, Griffith subsequently “began formulating plans to facilitate the trade of Cryptocurrency-1 concerning the DPRK and South Korea,” regardless of being aware of that this would violate U.S. sanctions towards the DPRK.