Steve Wozniak sues YouTube

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Steve Wozniak (Apple co-founder is suing YouTube for allowing scammers to use his name and likeness in phony bitcoin giveaways.

According to the lawsuit, filed in the Superior Court of the State of California, crooks have been posting videos on the platform claiming that Wozniak is hosting a bitcoin promotion. They convince users that if they send bitcoin to a provided address, “Wozniak” will return double the amount.

“YouTube has featured a steady stream of scam videos and promotions that falsely use images and videos of Plaintiff Steve Wozniak, and other famous tech entrepreneurs, and that have defrauded YouTube users out of millions of dollars,” the complaint reads.


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Just curious. If he won the lawsuit do you think he would he give the money to the actual victims, the people who fell for the scam and sent bitcoins?
 

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Just curious. If he won the lawsuit do you think he would he give the money to the actual victims, the people who fell for the scam and sent bitcoins?

Yeah, I think it's less about the victims and more about his name being associated with the scam.
 
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