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Tor funding [was: ranting at Juan's hatebait rapaciously [before that, something about: request for transcript: Bruce Schneier and Eben Moglen discuss a post-Snowden Internet]]



Yes, you can. Make sure you bought them anonymously :)

On 2013-12-17 23:32, Kelly John Rose wrote:
> Funny question, can you donate anonymously with bitcoins?
> 
> On 12/17/2013 5:22 PM, coderman wrote:
>> On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 12:27 AM, coderman <[email protected]> 
>> wrote:
>>> ...
>>> b) you insist Tor's origins and funding sources are proof of
>>> malfeasance; they've responded by diversifying funding.
>> 
>> 
>> even more today :)
>> 
>> https://blog.torproject.org/blog/announcement-tor-project-now-accepting-bitcoin-donations
>> 
>> """
>> 
>> Over the past year, we have received many requests for us to accept
>> bitcoin donations. After careful consideration and research, we are
>> thrilled to announce that effective today The Tor Project is 
>> accepting
>> bitcoin donations. In partnership with Bitpay, bitcoins can easily 
>> and
>> directly be donated to support Torâ??s ongoing mission of being the
>> global resource for privacy technology advocacy, research and
>> education in the ongoing pursuit of freedom of speech, privacy rights
>> online, and censorship circumvention. Check out ourdonations page 
>> now.
>> Bitcoin donations received by The Tor Project will be converted
>> directly to US Dollars.
>> 
>> Our decision to accept bitcoins has been well thought out and
>> researched from a financial accounting perspective with an eye on
>> passing our required annual A-133 audit. We believe we are the first
>> US 501(c)3 non-profit organization to test acceptance of bitcoins and
>> attempt to pass the US Government A-133 Audit Standard. Our 2013 
>> audit
>> results, along with our past financial documents, will be made
>> available on our website once complete in 2014.
>> 
>> The Tor Project is also proud to be in the company of other visible
>> non-profit organizations accepting bitcoins including EFF and
>> Wordpress.
>> 
>> Why is this important? The Tor Project needs your donations to
>> continue our mission and to keep the Tor suite of technologies ahead
>> with the growing threats to privacy and anonymity around the world.
>> Your donation made TODAY, through bitcoin, Paypal, Amazon Payments,
>> Givv.org, checks, money orders or bank transfers, will provide 
>> greater
>> security and privacy for millions around the world who use Tor every
>> day.
>> 
>> Help us continue our mission!
>> """
>>