It’s not just the trademark

Speaking of big tech magazines properly mocking bitcoin….

Verge reports on Jack Dorsey’s switch from real digital payments to fake bitcoin. He plans to rename his existing payment service from Square to Block. HR Block has filed a trademark suit, which is on solid ground because Dorsey is expanding into fake tax services along with fake payment services.

The lawsuit misses a deeper historical infringement. HR Block was the real founder of net-based social media. Compuserve was owned by HR Block, which was primarily emphasizing use by day traders. And the emphasis was definitely visible… Compuserve bogged down around the opening and closing times of the NYSE each day.

So Twitter was ultimately derived from an HR Block product, and now Twitter’s founder is infringing on the name.

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