Kara Swisher

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Holiday Giving: An Online Guide

Don’t miss this Wall Street Journal story on finding charity information on the Web as you are contemplating your annual giving.

Money quote: “Over the past couple of years, the nonprofit watchdogs that help donors have added more information to their sites, and they’ve increased the number of organizations they follow. Moreover, information about thousands of charities–including Internal Revenue Service returns and governance details–is now available free on the Web.”

See this chart below for some information on charity watchdog groups (click on the image to make it bigger):

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik