Brief Note on Kickstarter Issues

I will be issuing a larger statement about Kickstarter and Alliteration Ink in the next 12-36 hours.

If you don’t know why I would need to do such a thing, here’s some background information:

http://www.jimchines.com/2013/06/what-is-rape-culture/

http://www.slate.com/blogs/xx_factor/2013/06/19/should_kickstarter_have_taken_down_ken_hoinsky_s_above_the_game_a_guide.html

http://caseymalone.com/post/53394156872/hey-everyone-if-youre-here-its-probably

There is a petition which is here:

http://www.dosomething.org/petition/kickstarter

I highly encourage you to contact Kickstarter and ask them why they willingly chose to let a project that violated their community guidelines continue.

It’s difficult to contact them directly.  Instructions are below:

TO REGISTER A COMPLAINT WITH KICKSTARTER:

It seems that the only way to contact them is through this page:

http://www.kickstarter.com/contact

There’s
a drop-down menu of answers to “What can we help you with?” Pick
“Something else,” then “Using the site,” then “Other.” Then you can type
in your question and details and submit it.
 

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