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Bug#775925: RFP: lighthouse -- a peer to peer crowdfunding app that uses Bitcoin

On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 05:08:36PM +0100, Carlo Stemberger wrote:
>   Upstream Author : Mike Hearn <mike@plan99.net>
> * URL             : https://www.vinumeris.com/lighthouse
>   Description     : a peer to peer crowdfunding app that uses Bitcoin
> Lighthouse is a brand new approach to all-or-nothing fund raising. Using
> advanced features of the Bitcoin protocol it is now possible to create
> Kickstarter-style fund raising initiatives in an entirely decentralised way.
> No middlemen unless you want them, and no fees beyond the usual Bitcoin
> transaction fees (just a fraction of a dollar cent).

That website is down and the internet archive:


... point to this GitHub repository:


... which says the project is no longer maintained. Indeed, it looks
completely abandoned with no activity in the last month, last issues or
commits in ~sept 2016.

Meanwhile, Google Chrome built this interesting web diagnostic tool in
the same namespace:


So we should probably be careful when using that namespace in Debian, as
there is a standalone nodejs version.

Omnis enim ex infirmitate feritas est.
All cruelty springs from weakness.
                         - Lucius Annaeus Seneca (58 AD)

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