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[liberationtech] Am I the only one who feels tricked by the Kickstarter campaign thinking that BRCK will be non-profit?
mmitar at gmail.com
Tue Sep 9 23:09:29 PDT 2014
Now that I received a BRCK, I discovered that it is made by Brck inc.,
a for-profit company. Am I the only one who feels tricked by
Kickstarter campaign thinking that BRCK will be non-profit? If I cite
from from the campaign:
> Who are we?
> Ushahidi, is a non-profit technology company that builds open source software, tools that democratize information for ordinary people.
I found this blog post explaining that:
> BRCK’s founding team has a long history of making an impact – from Ushahidi to the iHub. BRCK is of the same ethos as these other ventures, but a different business model. BRCK is a for-profit company.
But this was nowhere explained in the Kickstarter campaign. It seems
Kickstarter campaign was misleading?
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