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Posted on 9th July, 2014

Later this month, the domain name will go onto the auction block. U.S.-based auction house Heritage Auctions will be selling off the domain to the highest bidder at a special event called Domain Names Signature Auction on July 24 in Dallas. Owned by Mt.Gox CEO Mark Karpeles through Mt.Gox’s parent company, Tibanne K.K., the […]

Mt.Gox parent company Tibanne to sell off “bitcoin” trademark and domain

Posted on 28th May, 2014

Named after Mark Karpeles’s cat, Mt.Gox parent company Tibanne owned more than a shockingly insecure bitcoin exchange. The company also held the Japanese and European Union trademarks on the word “bitcoin,” as well as the now-quite-valuable domain name. With all of Mt.Gox’s operations effectively dead, save for a sliver of hope by some that […]