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Freedom Convoy Raises Over $5 Million on Christian Owned Funding Platform Despite Cyber ​​Attacks

More than $5 million has been raised for Canada Freedom Convoy on the Christian-owned platform GiveSendGo after the popular liberal GoFundMe announced last week that it was shutting down its website.

Oh my god!

From the perspective of Christians, conservatives and liberals, it is mutually beneficial.

GoFundMe continues to be seen as anti-conservative, while a pro-liberal alternative has emerged.

Total donations to the Canadian Freedom Convoy hit more than $5 million as of Monday just three days after the campaign kicked off GiveSendGo page.

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GoFundMe distribution just $1 million of the $10 million raised for truckers prior to the fund freeze last week.

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The San Francisco Bay Area company said the campaign violated its terms, because “previously peaceful protest turned into an occupation,” with some reports of violence.

GoFundMe originally said that the rest $9 million will be distributed to “GoFundMe verified and trusted charities”, but after significant online backlash, it was announced that it would be returned to the original contributors.

The site has shut down other conservative causes, including a legal defense fund for Kyle Rittenhousewho was found to have acted in self-defense when he fatally shot a man during a riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin, last summer.

A convoy of thousands of trucks arrived in Ottawa, Canada, the nation’s capital, last weekend in January, blocking the streets around Canada’s Parliament building, BBC reported.

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Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson said some protesters harassed staff at a soup kitchen, demanding free meals after they were turned away by restaurants for refusing to comply with health regulations. masks in the house,” according to the news agency.

The organizer of the Canadian Freedom Convoy Tamara Lich said on GiveSendGo’s Page“We plan to be here for a long time – as long as it ensures that your rights and freedoms are restored.”

“We are asking our sponsors to help with fuel costs first, and hope the food and shelter will help ease the pressure of this arduous task.”

GiveSendGo’s new higher profile status is not without its growing difficulties.

Seventh, the website reported a server failure after experiencing bot and distributed denial of service (DDoS) cyberattacks, a technique used by bad actors to overwhelm a website with fake traffic.

In a monday statement, GiveSendGo co-founder Jacob Wells said, “We’ve seen almost 10 million bots try to overwhelm our servers in the last two hours alone. While this has caused problems for the platform, we won’t let it get in the way of providing a safe and effective means of fundraising for our campaign owners globally. ”

Western Journal was able to access the donation page on Monday on the first attempt, but a server error occurred when trying to return to the page shortly after.

With a few tries, the page reopened.

GiveSendGo says the FreedomConvoy campaign is its largest ever.

Rumble – an alternative to YouTube that doesn’t moderate conservative views – were offered to help GiveSendGo tech support via a tweet Saturday and the fundraising site appears to have included them in the offer.

Rumble was hashed “#teamwork #Freedom” after the two organizations connected.

Christopher Bedford – a senior editor for the Washington Examiner – told Fox News on Monday that his Right Forge organization, establish last spring, also helped GiveSendGo.

Right Forge worked with the platform over the weekend “to scale, defeat hacker attacks against them, [and] to transfer them to our servers,” Bedford speak.

Another Big Tech tactic used against conservatives is to remove them from their servers, as Amazon has done. Parler last year.

GiveSendGo has been seeking direct donations to help it grow its services, as well as deter cyber attackers.

The company acknowledges the reported instances of violence, but says that’s not a reason to stop the entire fundraising campaign.

These are freedom lovers in Canada Truck driver and conservative platforms like GiveSendGo help the freelance cause last.

Randy DeSoto has written more than 2,000 articles for The Western Journal since he joined the company in 2015. He is a graduate of West Point and Regent University Law School. He is the author of the book “We Hold These Truths” and the screenwriter of the political documentary “I Want Your Money”.

Place of birth

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

nationality

American

Trophies / Awards

List of deans graduating from West Point

Education

United States Military Academy at West Point, Regent . University Law School

Books written

We hold these truths

professional member

Bars in Virginia and Pennsylvania

Location

Phoenix, Arizona

Spoken language

English

Professional topics

Politics, Entertainment, Belief

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