I should clarify that the thing we now have that I like is the latest
update:

```
Things like software, music, movies, journalism, and research *can* be
public goods, freely used and shared by *everyone*.

But instead, publishers typically add restrictions in order to secure
funding. Meanwhile, projects releasing their work under free and open
terms struggle.

Our innovative crowd*matching* system provides a new way to generate
significant funding for public goods at little individual cost.

For each project you wish to support, you pledge to give a monthly
donation of 1 cent for every 10 patrons who donate with you.

And you control your budget by setting an overall limit for the system.

1,000 patrons donating $1 means $1,000, but with 5,000 patrons at just
$5 each, a project receives $25,000 a month!

*Matching* provides the necessary incentive to encourage more patrons to
join, and monthly donations hold projects accountable.

Join Snowdrift.coop today, and help clear the path to a free and open
future!
```

I don't love the 2nd-to-last line, but I like the meaning I was aiming
for better than the other messages we've had in the past.

Also, here's an attempt to synthesize some of the older and newer with
some additional new tweaks (not perfect, but I think from the ideas we
have now, we're close to a final version):


```
Things like software, music, movies, journalism, and research *can* be
public goods, freely used and shared by *everyone*.

But publishers typically add restrictions in order to secure funding.
Meanwhile, projects releasing their work under free and open terms struggle.

Our innovative crowd*matching* system provides a new way to bring people
together to fund public goods.

First, you set an overall monthly budget. Then, for each project you
wish to support, you pledge to donate a penny for every 10 patrons who
donate with you each month.

1,000 patrons donating $1 means $1,000, but with 5,000 patrons at just
$5 each, a project receives $25,000 a month!

*Matching* provides the mutual assurance to encourage more patrons to
join, while ongoing donations hold projects accountable.

Join Snowdrift.coop today, and help clear the path to a free and open
future!

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