Bitcoin investor and early evangelist Roger Ver is suing a Hong Kong website operator for 4.40 million HKD, approx. 567,000 USD, over an alleged breach of agreement from the operator’s part.
Roger Ver, an early bitcoin adopter who is now a fervent proponent and investor in bitcoin and its industry is suing OKEX Fintech, a Hong Kong private company, over alleged lost revenues from Bitcoin.com. Roger Ver is the website’s owner, registrant and administrator.
In documents filed to Hong Kong’s High Court on Wednesday that were obtained by the South China Morning Post, Ver claimed that OKEX Fintech had broken a contractual agreement which saw OKEX manage and operate Bitcoin.com on behalf of Ver through the domain name Okcoin.com
OKEX provides online infrastructure and services for local and international bitcoin trading platforms. In its contract with Ver, OKEX was responsible for redesigning the website, garnering revenue from advertising and enhancing the website’s standing globally with SEO (search engine optimization).
Court documents show that the agreement reached by Ver and OKEX, would