• Tor pulls in record donations as it lessens reliance on US government grants

    5 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Tor, the open source initiative which provides a more secure way to access the internet, is continuing to diversify its funding away from its long-standing reliance on U.S. government grants.
    The Tor Foundation - the organization behind the service which stands for ‘The Onion Router' - announced this week that it brought in a record $460,000 from individual donors in 2018. In addition, recently released financial information shows it raised a record $4.13 million from all sources in 2017 thanks to a growth in non-U.S. government donors.
    The individual donation push represents an increase...
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