Tag Archives: Russia

Russia Defense Crowdfunding Stalls

Based on the crowds filling the rallies, you would think that the fund to defend Administration officials in the Mueller Russia investigation would be bulging. But the crowdfunding efforts of the “Patriot Legal Expense Fund Trust’s disclosure reports show that … Continue reading

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Guess What? Bitcoin Transactions Are Traceable

For everyone who thought Bitcoin transactions were anonymous and untraceable, the wake up call came last Friday as the U.S. Justice Department traced hundreds of Russian #cryptocurrency transactions in its indictment of 12 Russian GRU officers. “The Conspirators facilitated bitcoin … Continue reading

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Gun Startups Try Crowdfunding

Like the alt-right which has found no love on existing crowdfunding platforms, the gun industry is now seeking alternative sites to raise cash for entrepreneurial projects. As one fund raiser puts it: “Parkland really brought out this open warfare against … Continue reading

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Petro Crypto-Currency Pre-sale Starts

What could be safer than a crypto-currency backed by a bunch of commodities that may still be in the ground and offered by an authoritarian government that is seeking to circumvent international sanctions? Welcome to the pre-sale of Venezuela’s Petro … Continue reading

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Putin Plans to Control Crypto-Currencies

Vladimir Putin, the savvy Russian President (for life?) has told the legislature that he wants to regulate crypto-currencies. The Duma is working on a law now that will deem Bitcoin and its alternatives as property for tax purposes, require Initial … Continue reading

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Texan Crowdfunding His Mercenary Exploits Against The Ukrainian Government

Texan, communist and pro-Russian Russell Bentley has been crowdfunding his military excursions against the Ukraine government since November 2014. Bentley raised $2,000 on GoFundMe and has been assisting the Russia backed separatists in their war effort, first by repelling the … Continue reading

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Wikipedia Co-Founder Crowdfunds To Fight Fake News

The co-founder of Wikipedia is crowdfunding and crowdsourcing to fight against fake news. Jimmy Wales is establishing Wikitribune and is “pre-selling monthly “support packages” to fund the initial journalists” who will report on what the crowd finds of interest, from … Continue reading

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