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Terrorist Crowdfunding

Like everything else, crowdfunding has a dark side. Terrorists use a platform found on Tor (the dark web) to raise money for weapons, pickup trucks, gun accessories like silencers and even paying for your favorite mujahideen to go to combat … Continue reading

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New Crowdfunding Portals For Hate Groups Sprouting

The good/bad thing about capitalism is that it hates a void. And since hate speech has recently been shuttered by legitimate crowdfunding sites, it is only reasonable to assume that someone would set up a crowdfunding portal for those who … Continue reading

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Crowd Fund My Gun Cleaner

In a world of unintended consequences, it was only a matter of time before someone started a crowdfunding portal for the shooting sports. FireFunder is a crowdfunding website that supports campaigns to raise money for gun accessories, bags & apparel, … Continue reading

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Cynical Crowdfunding or Good Marketing?

Want to sell more products? Get behind a public policy issue and set up a crowdfunding site so donors can buy your stuff for a cause. That’s what Wolfcom Body Cameras has done. Working off the outcry for fair policing, … Continue reading

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Ugandan Tarantino Crowdfunds His $200 Movies

“We used to fill them with real animal blood, but actors got sick with a disease passed on from cows.” Just another day with the Ugandan Quentin Tarantino who crowdfunded $15,000 on Kickstarter to buy cars to blow up. Isaac … Continue reading

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Prohibited Crowdfunding Rewards

Getting into the weeds of crowdfunding can be pretty interesting. For example, did you know that the following items are PROHIBITED as rewards by Kickstarter: illness cures, lotteries, energy drinks, hate propaganda (which probably includes swastika stickers), genetically modified organisms … Continue reading

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