[tor-project] Amazon Smile

Kate ailanthus at riseup.net
Tue Jul 26 18:40:00 UTC 2016


I use this, I must have the add-on--I'm a bit conflicted about Amazon,
but if I'm already going to buy something on Amazon, I make sure I'm
using the Smile thing.


Roger Dingledine:
> On Tue, Jul 26, 2016 at 12:54:41PM -0500, Tom Ritter wrote:
>> I noticed that Amazon Smile[0] has Tor Project as a recipient; been
>> using it lately when I order from them. Has anyone collected the
>> money?  Is it significant in any way? (I mean anything is helpful of
>> course, I'm just not sure if it's "a couple of tens of dollars" or "a
>> few hundred".)
> Last year we got between $500 and $1000 per quarter from them.
> I haven't been following the payments this year, but I would hope
> it's at least as much.
> Also, hopefully there wasn't some extra paperwork or something that
> we needed to fill out to continue getting the payments. :) Do you know
> anything to indicate that we're in that situation?
> Jon Selon (jon at tp) is the best person to ask. I've cc'ed him.
>> Might be worth tweeting about also, there are firefox/chrome
>> extensions that automatically redirect you so you remember to go
>> through smile.amazon.com
> Right -- I think we're hesitant to encourage people to go down the
> path of signing up for random toolbars and addons and stuff. :)
> --Roger
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