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I've been asked repeatedly whether I'd be available for paid gigs: nope, sorry. I'm helping here strictly for fun.
If you feel I've helped you immensely and now got that certain itching urge to reciprocate, then by all means, don't hold back, and consider supporting one of these in return (sorted strictly alphabetically, no preference implied):
ACLU: https://www.aclu.org/donate-aclu
EFF: https://supporters.eff.org/donate or https://www.eff.org/helpout
NPR: https://www.npr.org/series/750002/support-public-radio

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