Tag Archives: First Amendment

Downloadable Weapons Available Soon

There was a little noticed settlement in the lawsuit filed by Defense Distributed and the Second Amendment Foundation against the U.S. Government. If you recall, the State Department tried to shut down DD’s website that was publishing downloadable schematics for … Continue reading

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Webhost Crowdfunding To Fight DOJ Warrant

The crowdfunding site on CrowdJustice for DreamHost is still up even though the Department of Justice dropped part of its overreaching warrant yesterday. DreamHost is still trying to raise $10,000 to pay legal fees to defend against the DOJ’s request … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Goes Underground

Crowdfunding is going underground as the unanticipated result of the disturbance at Charlottesville by white supremacists. The clash has caused an huge backlash by tech companies who previously had turned a blind eye towards their hate speech. Crowdfunding sites have … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Sites Take A Stand Against Hate

In what they are calling an attack on their First Amendment rights, PayPal and a number of charity crowdfunding web portals such as GoFundMe have shut down Alt Right campaigns. PayPal’s response is that it “does not “allow [its] services … Continue reading

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Sudanese Journalist Released From Jail By Crowdfunding

What’s really cool about crowdfunding is how it’s taken off in all directions – not only all over the world but for all sorts of things. Further that, a Sudanese journalist who was jailed because she refused to cooperate with … Continue reading

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Journalism Crowdfunding Site To Shutter

Beaconreader.com, a journalism crowdfunding portal, is shutting down, following in the footsteps of several other journalism sites. No reason was given. Started in 2013, “it’s backed several high-profile journalism projects, including The Huffington Post’s $44,626 Ferguson Fellowship, The Texas Tribune’s … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Sites Starting to Shy From Politically Charged Causes

Apparently, one of the reasons for jailing Kentucky County Clerk Davis was testimony that if fines were imposed, the clerk’s supporters would merely raise the money on personal crowdfunding websites like GoFundMe. According to Salon, after an anti-gay Oregon couple … Continue reading

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