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Image from complaint where Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is suing YouTube and parent company Google for failing to shut down cryptocurrency schemes that bear his likeness on the platform.. Image from complaint where Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is suing YouTube and parent company Google for failing to shut down cryptocurrency schemes that bear his likeness on the platform.

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is suing YouTube and parent company Google for failing to shut down cryptocurrency schemes that bear his likeness on the platform.

Wozniak isn’t the first entrepreneur to bring litigation against the website for fake giveaways that phish users out of millions of dollars in digital assets. Ripple Labs Inc. CEO Bradley Garlinghouse brought similar claims against the social media giant earlier this year.

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Alaina Lancaster

Alaina Lancaster, based in San Francisco, covers disruptive trends and technologies shaping the future of law. She authors the weekly legal futurist newsletter What's Next. Contact her at [email protected]. On Twitter: @a_lancaster3

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