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Thanks to xnor, G Upshaw, and M Hansen for siting public telephones.

Futel’s 2017 operations are funded in part by a 2016 Precipice Fund grant, funded by Precipice Fund, Calligram Foundation, and The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

Futel’s 2017 operations are funded in part by a donation from Nelson.

Futel’s 2017 operations are funded in part by a donation from Awesome Ann Arbor.

Thanks to the Regional Arts and Culture Council, Awesome Portland, Russell Senior, the Personal Telco Project, Free Geek Portland, ToorCamp, and Ctrlh for their support.

Thanks to Drew at MOHDI and B. Davis for donating labor and materials. Thanks to B-Line Urban Delivery, Hobotech, and Snaptortoise for donating services. Thanks to everyone who has donated time, money, expertise, and materials.