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The funds for the Network Effect Alliance are professionally managed at no cost by NLnet foundation, a registered charity that funds internet development across the globe. If you want information about possible tax deductability, contact NLnet. Please contact the Network Effect Alliance if you have any other questions. Your ideas and suggestions are very welcome!

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- Dr. Jeff Arnold (founder of KSplice, now part of Oracle)

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- Giorgio Maone, NoScript

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- Andrew Sullivan, chair Internet Architecture Board (Canada)

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Want to help but no money to spend? Help us by protecting open source and its users.



2021-10-05 - NGI webinar on open source copyright and license management

2021-09-23 - Prof. Christian Grothoff on GNUnet, R5N and Anastasis

2021-09-23 - NGI Assure open webinar

2021-09-21 - NGI webinar on crowdfunding

2021-09-07 - NGI webinar on community building

2021-06-21 - Next Generation Internet webinar on Linked Data


Open call for funding 2021-10-01

Update from the Summer of Nix 2021-09-10

Open call for funding 2021-08-01

Open call for funding 2021-06-01

Online session on future of European open hardware 2021-05-07

Open call for funding 2021-04-01

EDRi: Ad-tech considered harmful 2021-03-12

Novel hardware design tools and a community alternative to Youtube 2021-02-26

Open call for funding 2021-02-01

NGI Assure wants security and privacy guarantees 2020-12-01

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