January 4, 2006  ·  Lessig

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We beat the target by lots. When all the check from the mail were counted, by about $30,000. And then by about $120,000 when we add the downpayment on the biggest surprise — a $1,000,000 gift by someone who (for now) is anonymous. More as soon as we can, but for now, thanks to everyone.

  • http://riskable.com Riskable

    A cool $million! Very impressive.

    My guess: Sergey Brin or Larry Page.

    -Riskable
    “I have a license to kill -9″

  • http://www.logicalexplosion.com John Grillo

    That’s amazing! Thanks to all those out there who gave some cash for the CC cause.

  • http://featherston.blogspot.com Mitch Featherston

    Fantastic! A worthy cause indeed.

  • http://gemsling.livejournal.com Nathan Jones

    “And then by about $120,000 when …”
    “… a $1,000,000 gift by someone who (for now) is anonymous.”

    Can we assume you mean a $100,000 gift? Still very generous in any case. :-)

  • Lessig

    No, $1,000,000, not $100,000. We received a pledge to give $1,000,000. The first $90,000 was received just at the end of the year. So there’s still $910,000 to come.

  • http://www.EverythingSysadmin.com JerseyTom

    It was me! It was me!

    No, it wasn’t. I just wish I had that much green to give such a worthy cause.

    ;-)