Bloomberg accused of breaching embargo agreement by CEO

02 Jun, 2019
by Richard Allen
Bloomberg accused of breaching embargo agreement by CEO, the company behind the world’s fifth-biggest cryptocurrency, EOS, announced the launch of its blockchain-based social media platform, Voice yesterday. First reported on by Bloomberg, CEO Brendan Blumer has now accused the publication of breaking the news before the scheduled event.

Replying to questions from the community, Blumer stated on Twitter that Bloomberg breached a written agreement signed with the journalist, Alastair Marsh. The breach of agreement was then acknowledged, but the article was never taken down.

In response to Blumer’s tweet, one user stated Marsh is a “Facebook maximalist,” while tagging a tweet by the journalist from late last month, where he said Facebook’s cryptocurrency “has a very real chance of being larger and more widely used than BTC.” Blumer responded, saying:

Blumer also pledged to remain committed to standing up against Bloomberg’s “abuse of power,” saying:

Many in the community sided with Blumer, with some users saying Bloomberg should be sued while others slated the journalist.

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