Tagged: privacy

hiQ Labs Launches CrowdJustice Campaign to Support Lawsuit Against LinkedIn Over Access to Publicly Available Internet

California-based data analytics startup, hiQ Labs, has launched a crowdfunding campaign on CrowdJustice to continue its legal against LinkedIn over access to publicly available on the internet. According to hiQ, the initiative is seeking $100,000 to fund litigation costs, which includes the cost of the… Read More

Thailand: Experts Predict Blockchain Takeover in 2018

Bhume Bhumiratana works on blockchain in Thailand and in an interview with the Bangkok Post, he said that the country is poised to see the technology take over banking and financial services in the near future. “The adoption of blockchain technology is expected to be widely… Read More

Kickstarter Updates Privacy Policy For Campaign Backers

Crowdfunding giant Kickstarter recently announced it has updated its privacy policy for campaign backers. The website stated that these new updates will go into effect on June 9th. Kickstarter shared it will only collect: Information (such as name, email and postal addresses, telephone number, and country… Read More

Crowdfunding Platforms Must Be Conscientious In Disclosing Borrower Credit Information

  In translating the JOBS Act into final regulations, the SEC sought to protect investors in myriads ways: limiting certain opportunities to accredited investors, implementing caps on the annual amount certain investors may invest, and requiring certain disclosures, among other things. Understandably, the bulk of… Read More

Seedmatch’s World Champ Protonet Debuts Upgrades For Carla Private Cloud Servers

On Tuesday, Protonet, a provider of project management and collaboration solutions, announced it has upgraded its popular Carla Private Cloud Servers. Protonet was founded 2012 by Ali Jelveh andChristopher Blum and in .2014, the company was awarded the Crowdfunding World Champion by Seedmatch, with an investment of three… Read More

Kickstarter Becomes One of Sixteen Companies to File Amicus Brief in Support of Apple’s Privacy Case

On Thursday, Kickstarter announced it has filed an amicus brief with sixteen other companies to support Apple in its fight to protect the privacy and security of its millions of customers. Following the devastating shooting in San Bernardino last December, a federal court ordered the technology giant… Read More

Time3 Global Chooses Fundable For Its Final Round of Crowdfunding Investments

New Zealand startup, TIME3 Global Limited, has launched its final round of funding through crowdfunding platform, Fundable. The company is seeking US $2.8M to commercialize its flagship product known as the Total Information Management Environment (TIME3). TIME3 is a Virtual Internet Operating System (VIOS) which offers a… Read More

Crowdfunding Anonymously: Why It Doesn’t Work

Photo courtesy smemon on Flickr: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

In traveling the country and fielding numerous requests from project creators – both current and potential  – certain questions have a tendency to pop up time and time again. One question that I get surprisingly often: can I crowdfund anonymously? It was echoed in a… Read More

Hemlis Builds Out Team, Outlines Encrypted Messaging App

A while back we reported on Hemlis, a messaging app Edward Snowden would appreciate. The team behind the app has kicked operations into high gear after their successful crowdfunding campaign, and they recently took to their blog to share updates with backers. Development on an… Read More

Crowdfunding Hemlis, A Messaging App Snowden Would Appreciate

You may have heard Peter Sunde‘s name before. He is one of the men behind The Pirate Bay, a peer-to-peer file sharing and torrent web site. He is also a co-founder of Flattr, the pseudo-crowdfunding service where users set a monthly budget that is divvied… Read More

Stop Cyber Spying With These Crowdfunded Projects

It was inevitable with the revelations that NSA Contractor Edward Snowden shared about cyber-spying that anti-spying crowdfunding campaigns would be soon to follow or  crowdfunding campaigns which  already exist – finally percolate to the surface.  While it is hard to believe there is a way… Read More

Pozible announces private crowd funding

A new service has come to crowd-funding site Pozible, allowing you to select exactly who you want to be able to see a campaign. You might be wondering what could possibly be the good of that? As it turns out, plenty. The new “Private” mode… Read More

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