You already know:
This little pocket of freedom and straightforward TOS, this unique shelter where Person A wants to give money to Person B, and WOW! They CAN!
This fragment of a fragmenting society, the tiny corner where people were permitted to exchange value with one another outside the social permissions of the hive mind-
Mastercard came in and crushed it like an easter egg.
Catch Dick Masterson’s writeup for a closer look at the carnage, and let’s wish him good fortune on his revenge story arc.
My two cent’s worth:
It was a comfort to have this backup. If the Deer People decided to trample our Patreon into oblivion, as they have the power to do at an instant’s notice, hey. We could point people at alternatives, pre-populated with content, ready to be post-populated with users! If nothing else, it gave me a warm sense of false security, which made the last year a shard less stressful.
So, to the one backer pioneering NP2 with us, we welcome you to select your favorite from the surviving options: https://darkmarketcrypto.com/
Subscribestar is there, but I would also be most pleased to have regular infusions of even tiny grains of Bitcoin.
We’ll be making cartoons until the lights turn out, and after that we’ll light a candle. Godspeed to everyone who has already been cast beyond the totalitarian event horizon. May your candles burn long.