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September 12, 2015 AT 7:43 am

Court orders restitution, fines in first-ever victory against a delayed Kickstarter

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Court orders restitution, fines in first-ever victory against a delayed Kickstarter @ Polygon.

For the first time, a Kickstarter campaign has been ordered by a state court to pay restitution and civil penalties for failing to deliver rewards to its backers. The judgment, filed July 22 in Washington state, sets a precedent there that companies and individuals who accept money through crowdfunding are beholden to deliver on their promises.

Read more and WA state press release.


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