New Bitcoin billboards preach to the masses in San Francisco Bay Area

40 billboards like this have popped up around the San Francisco Bay Area in recent weeks.
Cyrus Farivar

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA—For the last month, 40 mysterious billboards have popped up in seemingly random locations around the San Francisco Bay Area.

“The revolution has started… Where do you stand?” they read. They’re accompanied by a Bitcoin logo, a QR code, and the URL: arisebitcoin.com.

That URL directs to a sparse website that has little information about its creators. It offers more information about Bitcoin and includes links to trybtc.com and other sites. But people who land on the site won’t find a clear product being hawked beyond the nebulous cryptocurrency that anyone can mine.

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