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Thanks to your support, 2015 marks 30 years of the FSF! In the next 30 years, we want to do even more to defend computer user rights. To kick off in that direction, we're setting our highest-ever fundraising goal of $525,000 by January 31st. Read more.

$525K
29% (155K)
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Thank GNUs, 2004

If your donation isn't listed properly, isn't listed at all, or is listed when you wanted to be anonymous, please write to us and we'll correct the problem. Write to development@fsf.org.

Please note that Corporate Patrons are listed on our current patrons page. We are working on setting up a page in our Associate Membership area to acknowledge gifts given via that program.

2004 Supporters

Equipment and Services

Global NAPs, for T1 Internet connectivity to the FSF offices
Global NAPs, for collocation services for FSF servers

Patrons ($5000 or more)

Andy Tai
Eben Moglen, Professor of Law and Legal History
Eric Cooper
John Gilmore
Talli Somekh and our friends at the Somekh Family Foundation
Wytze van der Raay and our friends at Stichting NLnet
Yamamoto Shouichi and our friends at Kyoto Micro Computer Company

Sustaining Contributors ($1000 to $4999)

Daniel Clark
David Skoll at Roaring Penguin Software, Inc.
Distributed Computing Technologies
Donald & Jill Knuth
Elizabeth & Gregory Papadopoulos
Eri INOUE, Secretariat at Nihon Sun User Group
Fyodor Insecure.Org
Gabor L Toth
Jan Hichert at Astaro
Jason Pettit, Director of Product Management & Marketing at Penguin Computing
Jean-Luc van Hulst at Finalist
Kevin Martin
Krishna Kunchithapadam
Larry Stefonic
Laurie Racine, President at Center for the Public Domain
Matthew J. Kraai
Niibe Yutaka
O'Reilly & Associates
Paul Eggert
Richard D. Bronson
Russell and Ellen McManus
Shawn Collier
Stiftung Open Society Institute
Terence O'Gorman
T.H. and Patricia I. Puckett
Theodore & Suzanne Ruegsegger
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, Inc.
United Way of Tri-State
Wolf Kaiser

Contributors ($500 to $999)

Alison Chaiken
Andrew Lientz and Chelsea Shure
Arthur Barlow and Judith Jonas
Charles J. and Elizabeth Hubbard
Charles Morcom
David Costanzo
David Grubb
Eben Moglen,Professor of Law and Legal History (Dear Eben,)
Egil Silfver (To our friends at Grok IT, )
Geoffrey and Robin Knauth
Jim Jackson (To our friends at The Mathworks, Inc.)
Jonathan Mark
Lewis Patterson
Mark A. Pilgrim
Microsoft Matching Gifts Program (To our friends at Microsoft)
Paul W. Reich
Pavlo Rudakevych
Ravi Menon
Robert Baldy
The Nord Family Foundation (To our friends at the Nord Family Foundation)
Tsunemi Tokuhara
United Way of Southeastern Connecticut, Inc.
William D. Arnold (In memory of Georgie E. Arnold)

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