Half of the Tor Project's funding now comes from the private sector

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    Half of the Tor Project's funding now comes from the private sector
    December 10, 2018
    https://www.zdnet.com/article/half-of-the-tor-projects-funding-now-comes-from-the-private-sector/
    Tor blog entry:
    Transparency, Openness, and Our 2016 and 2017 Financials
    December 8, 2018
    https://blog.torproject.org/transparency-openness-and-our-2016-and-2017-financials
     
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    Tor’s Bug Smash Fund: $86K Raised!
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    Tor's Bug Smash Fund: Progress So Far
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    Tor’s Bug Smash Fund: Progress Since January 2020
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    "Nonprofit Behind Tor Browser Asks for Corporate Sponsors to Help It Stay Afloat

    After a round of layoffs in April, the Tor Project looks to corporate sponsors for financial help, but these benefactors will have no say in the group's decisions, it says...

    The first five sponsors are antivirus vendor Avast, search engine DuckDuckGo, secure OS provider Insurgo, Mullvad VPN, and cybersecurity company Team Cymru...

    The nonprofit already receives donations from companies including Firefox’s developer Mozilla and DuckDuckGo. However, the newly announced corporate sponsorship program will try to entice more companies to donate in return for some formal perks..."

    If you’re a company that donates at least $10,000 to the Tor Project per year, the nonprofit will offer access to its technical staff, who can answer questions about privacy, censorship circumvention, and how to integrate the Tor browser into your own software product. 'Members will also be invited to webinars and exclusive meetings with the Tor Project team to learn about what we are cooking at Tor,' the group said..."

    https://www.pcmag.com/news/nonprofit-behind-tor-browser-asks-for-corporate-sponsors-to-help-it-stay
     
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    Tor’s Bug Smash Fund, Year 2: $106,709 Raised!
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    Tor’s Bug Smash Fund Year 3: $107K Raised!
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