29 Aug '14, 2pm

Apache Software Foundation Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations

Apache Software Foundation Now Accepts Bitcoin Donations

The Apache Software Foundation is the latest not-for-profit organization to accept bitcoin donations, as pointed out by a user on Reddit.com . The organization is well known for their catalog of open-source software, of which includes the ubiquitous Apache web server and OpenOffice suite, and users in the community have been eager to support their efforts using digital currency for quite a while. The Foundation accepts donations in many different forms: Amazon, PayPal, and they’ll even accept donated cars. On their contribution page , the Apache Software Foundation has published a bitcoin address and QR code. As of this morning, the address has collected on the order of 3 BTC, though by the looks of it, that number is climbing somewhat rapidly (50 donations thus far). And also of interest: the Foundation isn’t going through a bitcoin payment processor like BitPay or Coinba...

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