Open Collective
Open Collective
Loading

BusKill

COLLECTIVE

Design and maintain open-source app and hardware for USB laptop kill cords, designed to protect journalists and activists in opressive regimes

About


BusKill is an open-source software and hardware kill-cord (dead man switch).


For more information, see our project website

Our team

Michael Altfield

Admin
BusKill Founder

Melanie Allen

Admin
Thanks for helping me develop the OSH cord! Vie...

Contribute


Become a financial contributor.

Financial Contributions

Recurring contribution
Backer

Become a backer for $5.00 per month and support us

Starts at
$5 USD / month

Latest activity by


Be the first one to contribute!
Recurring contribution
Sponsor

Become a sponsor for $100.00 per month and support us

Starts at
$100 USD / month

Latest activity by


Be the first one to contribute!
Custom contribution
Donation
Make a custom one-time or recurring contribution.

Latest activity by


Top financial contributors

Organizations

1
LambdaTest Inc

$300 USD since Apr 2023

Individuals

1
Neil Brown

$20 USD since Jan 2022

BusKill is all of us

Our contributors 4

Thank you for supporting BusKill.

Michael Altfield

Admin
BusKill Founder

Melanie Allen

Admin
Thanks for helping me develop the OSH cord! Vie...

Neil Brown

$20 USD

Connect


Let’s get the ball rolling!

News from BusKill

Updates on our activities and progress.

3D-Printable BusKill Prototype Demo

Friends, Today we're ecstatic to publish our first demo showing a homemade BusKill Cable (in the prototype 3D-printed case) triggering...
Read more
Published on May 7, 2024 by Michael Altfield

Warrant Canary #7

Friends, We wanted to let you know that the BusKill project published our warrant canary for H2 of this year....
Read more
Published on January 21, 2024 by Michael Altfield

Update on 3D Printed USB-A Magnetic Release Open Hardware Project

In my last update, I submitted a reimbursement request for hardware purchased for my development of the 3D Printed BusKill USB-A Magnetic Release Version 3. I've used that hardware to create Version 3 and its documentation. I'm close to fin...
Read more
Published on December 31, 2023 by Melanie Allen

Budget


Transparent and open finances.

Reimbursement #179837

Materials for 3 prototypes

from Melanie Allen to BusKill
-$19.06 USD
Paid
Reimbursement #161109
hardware
Invoice #147623
hardware
3d-print
$
Today’s balance

$174.79 USD

Total raised

$277.12 USD

Total disbursed

$102.33 USD

Estimated annual budget

--.-- USD

Open Collective
Make your community sustainable.

Platform

Join

  • Create a Collective
  • About Fiscal Hosting
  • Discover
  • Find a Fiscal Host
  • Become a sponsor
  • Become a Host

Community

Company