just because you say it's free doesn't make it so. It's an inclusion in the PURCHASE of the router. Free is the feedback the community gives to netduma. It doesn't matter when the update comes out because like every other update released, the forums are going to be flooded with issues.
I get their hard at work. What I don't get is why they announce dates they know they can't meet. Without a definitive date there's no reason mention one. I think that's the real issue everyone is having.
I agree completely with you. Just coming back from a suspension myself, and I still strongly believe that buying a product entitles me to comment on it for better or for worse. And I don't see myself stopping, just because someone is too quick on the banhammer.