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The FSF Adapts the Kickstarter Approach to Fund-raising

ChronoEngineer (1133813) writes | about 2 years ago

GNU is Not Unix 3

ChronoEngineer (1133813) writes "Recently the Free Software foundation launched a new fund-raising system starting with the GNU Mediagoblin project. Rewards from its new tiered donation reward system include physical objects such as a 3d print of the project's mascot as well as digital ones (Rewards List). This gives free software projects an alternative crowd-funding source where all of their contributions go to advancing free software since the administrative cut taken from the earnings goes to the Free Software Foundation. Chris Webber, of GNU Mediagoblin, mentions this as one of the reasons he chose the FSF over Kickstarter for his project."

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Correct Blog Link (1)

ChronoEngineer (1133813) | about 2 years ago | (#41672217)

The correct blog link for Chris Webber is at: http://dustycloud.org/blog/mediagoblin-campaign [dustycloud.org]

Re:Correct Blog Link (1)

paroneayea (642895) | about 2 years ago | (#41672547)

To slashdot moderators: please correct that if this post goes live. The pagekite link is something I use to show off works in progress but isn't a link that was intended to be public; there was a miscommunication :)

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