Crowdfunded 3D printer shipments withheld to backers who complained about lateness

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Cobblebot’s crowdfunded 3D printers were supposed to ship in October, but many backers have yet to get theirs, including the “super early” backers — and it turns out this is on purpose, as Cobblebot is deliberately withholding shipments from customers who complained online, citing a nebulous Texas defamation statute that bans statements that statements regarding “dishonesty, fraud, rascality, or general depravity.”
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