Recent reports of privacy-email provider ProtonMail planning an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) for its product were widely circulated in cryptocurrency communities. However, the firm has since refuted such claims. ProtonMail ICO Rumors As per a job listing on ProtonMail’s careers page, the company is searching for a blockchain developer to join the team. The full-time position calls for an “expert” to help build their 5 million member-strong mailing service that prides upon its cryptocurrency userbase. Candidates must possess knowledge of operated full blockchain nodes and wallets, Ethereum smart contracts, and an understanding of blockchain on a “code and math level.” A significant point in the list of responsibilities was of the candidate mandatorily participating in a “successful ICO” – a feature which made ripples in the cryptocurrency ecosystem. However, CryptoSlate reached out to ProtonMail to confirm the development, and the Swiss company shot down all such reports. ProtonMail Refutes
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