Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has purchased what appears to be his first Bitcoin hardware wallet as his advocacy of the largest cryptocurrency continues.
Dorsey Chooses Trezor Over Ledger
In a tweet published March 7, Dorsey — who has become vocal about Bitcoin’s benefits in recent weeks — confirmed he now owns a Trezor wallet, which he purchased using the Cash App by his other company, Square.
Dorsey paid the princely sum of 0.066 BTC for the device, suggesting the purchase included both Trezor’s latest Model T wallet and Cryptosteel backup tool.
“You have made the right decision to make your funds safe,” Trezor CTO Pavel Rusnack responded. “(Trezor) is one of the steps to individual sovereignty!”
Asked why he selected Trezor over other well-known hardware wallets such as Ledger, Dorsey delivered a rare explanation of his actions — saying he favored Trezor’s fully open-source infrastructure.
Ledger subsequently defended its own product, arguing open source did not offer a complete solution to…