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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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Fine For Posing as Jesus Paid Through Crowdfunding

Draw your own conclusions about this: A man in Spain posted a picture of himself on social media posing as Jesus and was sued by a religious brotherhood. The poster “pleaded guilty to a crime against religious sentiment, and was … Continue reading

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Actor Responds to Twitter Troll By Crowdfunding For Refugees

Actor and Presidential assistant Kal Penn (https://lnkd.in/deyzNzP) who was born in New Jersey, got a tweet that told him he didn’t belong in the US. So, he started a crowdfunding campaign for Syrian refugees and is seeing donations made in … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Etiquette: A New Thing

Tacky or tasteful? Experts have now set rules for crowdfunding things you want but don’t want to pay for yourself, like your over-the-top wedding. It’s called “crowdfunding etiquette.” Included in the rules are: tell donors what their money is to … Continue reading

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Political Crowdfunding Entices Contract Breach

Is it right to ask someone to breach his/her contract? Can it please be over? Aside from getting hit up every day (sometimes numerous times/day) for political donations, there is now a GoFundMe campaign to pay the legal expenses and/or … 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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Crowdfunding Devil in The Details

To prove that crowdfunding is for everyone, the Oklahoma state capitol may soon have a new crowdfunded addition, a statue of Satan surrounded by admiring children. In response to the 10 Commandments tablet now hanging in the building, a New … Continue reading

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