Bitcoin Foundation’s Legal Defense Fund and Regulatory Outlook

There may be good reasons for doing this. In 2011, a New York criminal law attorney attempted to trademark the term “Bitcoin ”, and similar incidents in other countries led to Mt. Gox applying for the trademark Bitcoin themselves in a number of jurisdictions as a service to the Bitcoin community to prevent others from doing the same. Max Keiser also caused a bit of a stir earlier this year when he pondered in The Huffington Post if “A Patent Lawsuit Could Take Down the Bitcoin Exchanges Like MtGox? “ Max Keiser is the former CEO of the Hollywood Stock Exchange (HSX) and inventor of the “Virtual Specialist Technology” now generally known as the “prediction market” business model. The company along with its patents were eventually sold. The plan was to have a real hollywood futures contract exchange based on box office receipts. It was initially approved by the CFTC, but was...

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