Magnus ‘Holdonaut’ Granath has been ordered to make an interim payment of £93,000 (plus VAT) to Dr. Craig Wright with respect to his failed summary judgment application.
Judge Chamberlain will now decide whether to accept Dr. Craig Wright’s claim that his reputation was or was likely to be seriously harmed by blogger Peter McCormack’s tweets.
The analytics are crucial to the case because all that Dr. Craig Wright needs to succeed in his case against McCormack is to show that the tweets caused serious harm to his reputation in the United Kingdom.
Dr. Craig Wright and blogger Peter McCormack finally faced one another in court today as the Wright v McCormack libel case got underway in London.
In a trial set for two days, parties will present their arguments over whether Peter McCormack is liable for defamation with regard to social media posts he made about Dr. Wright’s status as Bitcoin inventor Satoshi Nakamoto.
Magnus Granath had filed a motion for summary judgment, arguing that the case should be thrown out on the basis that Dr. Wright had no reasonable prospect of succeeding at trial.
The Economic Crime Bill will give U.K. authorities power to crackdown on illicit activity, such as imposing stricter sanctions on Russian oligarchs and seizing digital currencies and assets.
The FCA didn't mention specific offenders and stated that the reminder had been necessitated by a growing number of social media posts related to digital currencies and NFTs.
Officials of the EU are kicking against the proposal to ban digital currency services. According to reports, some officials state that there are serious doubts about maintaining a blacklist.
The bills are highlighted in The Queen's Speech 2022, delivered during the State Opening of Parliament and published by the Prime Minister's office.
In this open letter, Gavin Lucas shares his opinions on how to build the U.K. as a "global hub" for digital currency assets following the statements of U.K. Chancellor Rishi Sunak.