John McAfee Summons ‘Anonymous’ Hackers to Combat The Current Crypto Ban In India
- John McAfee is requesting hackers to take action and help Indian crypto users
- India is taking very hard policies related to digital assets
John McAfee, the recognized figure in the crypto market, has sent a few messages regarding the current situation that cryptocurrencies are experiencing in India. Indeed, he called hackers to take action now that Bitcoin is forbidden in the country.
John McAfee Against India’s Bitcoin Policy
On Twitter, McAfee wrote that if there was ever a time for Anonymous to take action, the time is now. He was making reference to the current situation that crypto enthusiasts are experiencing in India in which users of digital assets would have to spend 10 years in jail.
In another tweet, he wrote:
“The was has begun. An entire nation wishing to free itself is now punished for using the instrument of freedom.”
Nonetheless, these two tweets were deleted. The tweets were making reference to a bill that wants to prohibit Bitcoin ownership and trade in the country. India has taken very hard measures against the crypto market and several companies such as exchanges had to leave the country.
Lawmakers in the country are proposing to the government to impose 10 years of prison sentences to people that are related to digital currencies in the country. That includes mining, holding, selling, transferring, disposing of, issuing or dealing with virtual currencies directly or indirectly.
At the same time, Bitcoin investors would have to inform the government they own these digital currencies and they will have 90 days to sell them to the market.
John McAfee is a strong supporter of virtual currencies and blockchain technology. At the moment, he is running for president of the United States proposing to embrace distributed ledger technology (DLT) and cryptocurrencies.