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Kickstarter Puts The Kibosh On Crowdfunding Hardware That Doesn’t Exist Yet

We’ve written before about critics of Kickstarter who feel the crowdfunding site should do more to make sure that the proposed projects that get funded actually come to fruition. Kickstarter’s earlier stance had been to have a mostly hands-off approach, but in a new set of policies it seems the company is tightening the reins. From now on, inventors can’t use computer simulations of promised hardware or boast of “future capabilities.” [More]