Wow the head of the Open Technology Fund just resigned over lobbying efforts to force it to fund closed-source projects

The Open Technology Fund is a publicly-funded organization that funds development and security audits of internet freedom-promoting FOSS projects such as TOR, Signal, Wireguard, and Tails; without it such projects might have never gotten off the ground

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talk about buried leads! it turns out the closed-source app that kicked-off the OTF scandal was developed by Falun Gong

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