‘Tolkien estate vanquishes Lord of the Rings-themed cryptocurrency’

“Ruling from World Intellectual Property Organization puts end to JRR Token project. The estate of JRR Tolkien, the author of The Lord of the Rings, has successfully vanquished a cryptocurrency that styled itself as ‘The One Token That Rules Them All’. The JRR Token cryptocurrency launched in August, with a website that featured rings, hobbit holes, and a wizard with an uncanny resemblance to Gandalf …” (more)

[Jane Croft, Ars Technica, 23 November]

First posted 2021-11-24 15:00:40

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