Wired magazine had its own version of Bitcoin Pizza Day on May 10th as social media users commemorated a 2013 article in which journalists destroyed their private keys.
Wired’s Pump And Dump
While considering what to do with the funds they had collected from the process, the journalists concluded that “the world’s most popular digital currency really is nothing more than an abstraction.”
“So we’re destroying the private key used by our Bitcoin (sic) wallet,” they decided. The journalists then fatefully added: