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mPowa Replaces Hand Photo Allegedly Swiped From Square With Photo Of A Totally Different Hand

3 years agoTechnology : TechCrunch

It looks like a titanic legal struggle has been avoided. Mobile payments startup mPowa has responded to a cease-and-desist letter from Square by taking down a photo on its home page that Square said was swiped from its site. You can read more the dispute in yesterday's post, but basically, Square's lawyers said it was "clear and obvious" that mPowa had copied Square's image.
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Visa Europe, Not Square’s Investor Visa Inc, Puts Brakes On iZettle As mPowa Expands To Android

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

A bit of a setback today for mobile payments and specifically iZettle -- the startup modelled as a kind of "European Square" for merchants to take card payments on their phones. The company today had to shut off accepting Visa cards... Read Post

Square served cease and desist order in Illinois for violating the Transmitters of Money Act

Technology : The Next Web Blog (2 years ago)

In January 2013, Square, the mobile card payment service, received a cease and desist order from the state of Illinois over allegations that it violated its Transmitters of Money Act.... Keep reading ? Read Post

Square Issues Cease And Desist On Mobile Payment Competitor mPowa: Hands Off Our Hands Picture

Technology : TechCrunch (3 years ago)

They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but Square is definitely feeling insulted right now. The well-funded and popular mobile-payments startup has issued a cease and desist letter to UK-based mPowa, a newer mobile pa... Read Post

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