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The credit card that generates funds for “Free and Open Source Software” projects like “Blender,” “FreeGeek” and the “WikiMedia Foundation” is back. The “Linux Fund VISA” has been juiced-up and now has a new program for College students and another program where the cardholder and The Linux Fund share the rewards. The card was formerly issued by MBNA. However, Bank of America, which acquired MBNA, canceled the card program earlier this year. U.S. Bank has taken over the affinity card program. The Linux Fund says the card program generates about $100,000 per year which it gives out in grants to “Free and Open Source Software” projects. The Linux Fund has also donated to new ideas and teams who maintain things like Debian. For more information visit: “http://linuxfund.org/1/card_usa.php”:http://linuxfund.org/1/card_usa.php

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