A successfully funded project that never makes it to market is a disservice to the crowdfunding process. It's no wonder that additional measures, including legal action in Washington, are being taken to protect backers.
"For every great Kickstarter success story, there's countless projects that raised the cash but didn't quite get off the ground. Here's our pick of the big crowdfunding cancellations. The recent high profile cancellation of the Laser Razor Kickstarter campaign (which has now popped up on Indiegogo) isn’t the first time a promising crowd funded project has been cut off at source."