Liz Gannes

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Kickstarter Kills “Seduction Guide” Campaign, After the Fact

Following an online outcry, Kickstarter on Friday removed a completed campaign for a book that promised to teach men how to get women to sleep with them. However, Kickstarter said it could not take back the $16,000 it had already transferred from backers to the project’s creator. The company is banning “seduction guides,” and donating $25,000 to an anti-sexual violence organization.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus