August 20, 2022

Monero community wants Elon Musk to add XMR as Tesla payment option

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The Monero community has posted a proposal to add XMR as a payment option on the Tesla website.

Shortly after Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors hinted that they may start accepting Bitcoin (BTC) payments its electric cars, the Monero community suggested that XMR could also be a good payment option.

After posting a CCS proposal on Feb. 9, the Monero community has raised 890 XMR ($155,000) in a move to add Monero as a payment option for a new Tesla alongside Bitcoin. 

As part of the proposal, the community will strive to get Musk’s attention during a 21-day period starting on Feb. 9. Should Tesla accept the initiative, the Monero community will select three charities to receive brand-new Teslas. The community promised to refund the contributors in case there is no response or engagement from Musk within the twenty-one days of a fully funded proposal.

The effort was supported by a total of just 11 contributors, according to the Monero website.


According to the proposal, Tesla fans could benefit from the XMR payment option due to itsTitle: Monero community wants Elon Musk to add XMR as Tesla payment option
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Published Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2021 09:39:24 +0000