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Old 03 December 2014, 12:32   #6
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Originally Posted by Supamax View Post
Do you mean that, even if the project is funded, the creator has no obligations towards backers?
Morally yes. Legally maybe. But all the project owner has to do is to use a limited company and the company declare bankruptcy.

This has already happened on one high-profile, high funding level project.

All the backers can do us use a credit card and make a claim, but most projects take longer from funding to failure than the maximum time limit of most claims.

Estimates put it at 15% of all Kickstart funded projects fail to deliver anything within 2 years.

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