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Irish Pro-Choice Crowdfunding Site Attacked

As of 1983, abortions became constitutionally illegal in Ireland by the Eighth Amendment, although women are allowed to leave the country to obtain one. Together For Yes is a social movement and #crowdfunding campaign that is seeking to overturn the … Continue reading

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Ransomware Crowdfunding Scam: BEWARE!

BEWARE of a new ransomware that is “crowdfunding” bitcoins, claiming to be a charity. The The so-called “Global Poverty Aid Agency” is a group of theives masquerading as a non-profit and encrypting computer files thinly disguised as a non-profit trying … Continue reading

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The Rise of Serial Crowdfunding Scammers

Perhaps someone should start a Black Book of serial crowdfunders who raise large sums of money and continually fail to deliver on their promises of finished products. One complaint comes from HeatStreet where it alleges that so-called “social justice warriors” … Continue reading

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Can Crowdfunders Sniff Out Fraud?

Can the crowd do better than the CIA? If so, can the crowd sniff out fraud in the crowdfunding marketplace? According to NPR, the Good Judgment Project has determined that ” if you take a large crowd of different people … Continue reading

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Crowd Sourcing the Boston Bombing

The police and FBI in Boston are crowd-sourcing the investigation of the bombing at the Boston Marathon on Monday and those who were at the Marathon are being asked to help. CNN reports that Rick DesLauriers, the special agent in … Continue reading

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