In a March 9 Twitter thread, Garlinghouse said that while the terms of the agreement were confidential, “we’ve now come to a resolution to work together to prevent, detect and take down these scams.” The lawsuit was filed on April 21 last year, after Garlinghouse complained that fraudsters on the streaming video platform had stolen hundreds of thousands of dollars from XRP supporters using his name and likeness.
Wozniak lawsuit tells YouTube: Be more like Twitter on bitcoin giveaway scams
Citing Twitter’s fast response to a huge and humiliating hack the Apple co-founder accused YouTube of deliberately allowing the fraudulent ads to remain online for profit
Noting Twitter’s rapid response to the high-profile June 15 hack of 130 accounts of celebrities, tech leaders, and politicians, Wozniak announced on July 23 he was suing YouTube over its failure to police these fraudulent ads.
Bitcoin blamed for devastating Twitter hack?
As the dust settles from one of the worst cybersecurity breaches in recent memory, many are focused on crypto giveaway scams, not social media’s security failings
The FBI has launched an investigation into Wednesday’s widespread Twitter hack, which saw attackers hijack 130 high-profile accounts to promote crypto giveaway scams.
Brad Garlinghouse: Ripple Twitter hijacked by giveaway scam
The offer of 2,000 XRP for donating 1,000 XRP to COVID-19 relief was much too good to be true
Just weeks after Brad Garlinghouse announced he was suing Youtube for allowing thieves to use his company and face on giveaway scam ads, the Ripple CEO’s corporate twitter account was hacked.