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Reasons not to use funding sites

The sites in which people ask for funding (including both Patreon and Gofundme) require the donor to run nonfree software. For this reason, I would never entertain the idea of donating through those sites.

In addition, donating usually requires one of the usual payment systems that make donors identify themselves. Can anyone tell me? I would be willing to identify myself to the recipient person or organization, for instance by sending per or it a check, but identifying myself to a data base company is another matter.

I would guess that requesting and receiving donations also requires running nonfree software. Can anyone tell me?

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