AA points out: ‘wallet’ was a poor choice of word, ‘keychain’ would be better.

Andreas Antonopoulos points out how, in the early days, certain terms like "coin" and "wallet" were selected in an apparent attempt to make it easier for people to understand, but some of these terms have ended up causing a lot of confusion.

For example, our "coins" are not stored in our "wallets". lol You can't just copy your physical wallet (the one in your pocket or handbag). You can go to a hardware store and copy a key (or ring full of keys), and both keys will open the same locks. It's important to protect our keys, and to have an emergency back up copy stored in a secure, but separate location.

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A UK company has trademarked the word “BITCOIN”

I'll keep this sort. I run a very small t-shirt business and a few of my shirts contain the word bitcoin. Today I received a cease and desist letter claiming I'm breaking their trademark for the use of the word "BITCOIN", I didn't believe it at first since I knew that bitcoin and the bitcoin logo are public domain, and even a similar trademark application in the US failed. Well turns out a they did manage to get a trademark filled, it can be viewed here. So basically anyone in the UK that puts the word bitcoin on any type of clothing or even a drink can be sued.

I'm posting this in the hopes someone knows the trademark laws better than me. I believe a trademark invalidation can be filed to get this removed since bitcoin is somewhat a generic term and therefore should be free for everyone to use. If anyone has the know how to file a invalidation please do so – https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/trade-marks-invalidation

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