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Is Open Technology Fund Under Attack?

The Open Technology Fund -- which The Verge calls “one of the US government’s strongest forces for internet freedom” -- is at risk of being defunded. “After the abrupt firing of the fund’s entire leadership team, current recipients say their contractually promised funding is now at risk, The Verge writes. “For eight years, the Open Technology Fund has been a cornerstone of the internet freedom community, funding circumvention tools like Signal, Tails, and other anti-surveillance and anti-censorship projects.”

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