Ethereum Developer Virgil Griffith to Be Released From Jail Pending Trial

In accordance to Friday’s complaint, Griffith requested for – and was denied – permission to vacation to North Korea in purchase to give the presentation, titled “Blockchain and Peace.” Additionally, the complaint mentioned, Griffith subsequently “started formulating ideas to aid the trade of Cryptocurrency-1 concerning the DPRK and South Korea,” regardless of figuring out that this would violate U.S. sanctions against the DPRK.