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Crowdfunding Portals Worry About Reputational Risk

Indiegogo and GoFundMe have pulled campaigns for police officers accused in publicized shootings recently due to “violations” of their terms of service or “failure to meet standards.” IndieGoGo won’t permit campaigns that “…raise funds for illegal activities, …cause harm to … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Freedom of Speech?

IndieGoGo is facing significant backlash for hosting a crowdfunding site that is raising money for the defense of Michael Slager, the policeman videoed shooting Walter Scott in the back in North Charleston, S.C. this week. IndieGoGo’s response to the boycott … Continue reading

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