I believe this project is raising the standard of trust online because it aims to provide sustainable funding to Free/Libre/Open projects.
And this will help open source projects and services to have a durable funding model. Allowing them to compete with proprietary ones that are more likely to end up betraying their users.
Currently the open source community hasn't found a business model for many projects and is a huge step toward fixing that.

More detailed intro.
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