Apple Co-founder Steve Wozniak lost his lawsuit against YouTube and Google for a Crypto bitcoin scam video uploaded in the platform. It used his face to attract users to join a supposedly fake giveaway.
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BURLINGAME, CALIFORNIA – JULY 23: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak wears a protective mask as he stands next to a photo of himself during a press conference on July 23, 2020 in Burlingame, California. Wozniak and 17 other victims are filing a lawsuit against YouTube and Google over their lack of action to address a fraudulent Bitcoin giveaway that used an image of Wozniak to defraud innocent people out of their cryptocurrency. (Photo )
The former Apple executive was disappointed that such harmful content exists in the platform. With that, he brought YouTube to court on July 21, Bloomberg first reported. Wozniak claimed that the platform allowed the criminal minds to…