But that doesn't mean Congress and the President have given a free pass to startups that want to raise money online. Experts anticipate that once the Securities and Exchange Commission approves a new set of rules and requirements—sometime in January 2013—it's going to take lots of homework for entrepreneurs to wrap their heads around the legalities and intricacies of the crowdfunding process.
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