Crypto payments processor AtomicPay.io’s front-end services were unavailable for a period of almost 8 hours this weekend due to a trademark claim by a company called Vertbase. Vertbase is a money services provider that sells cryptocurrency, while AtomicPay is a non-custodial crypto payments solution for merchants. CEO Benz Rif recently gave an interview to CCN, and informed us that he’d experienced problems with cloud infrastructure provider Digital Ocean. He also made a statement on the episode. Hostage-Taking Sales Tactics? Vertbase Tried to Sell AtomicPay.com to AtomicPay.io Digital Ocean said that AtomicPay.io was violating the trademark owned by Vertbase. The problem?
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