Statement Regarding EOS Name and Logo Use, and a Reminder
to Stay Cautious of Scams
Originally published on steemit.com on 29 January 2018.
It has come to our attention that someone has made unauthorized use of the EOS name and logo at Madison Square Garden, New York City on January 28th, 2018. We wish to emphasize that no one connected with block.one or the EOS project is involved with this use. If anyone has information about the identity of these people using the EOS name and logo, please provide the information to us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Again, this use of the EOS name and logo is not authorized and we have no part in this publicity.
We understand that the EOS name and logo are an important and celebrated part of our community that all of us are building together. The enthusiasm of the EOS community is what makes being a part of this project so exciting. Our official goal remains to educate audiences on the EOS.IO software and the power of blockchain technology through conferences, meetups, and other official platforms.
Further, please be reminded that all official information from block.one about the EOS project can be found through official channels, specifically the eos.io website: https://eos.io/. Please continue to stay cautious and contact email@example.com if you are unsure whether the information you are seeing is true. If you come across a website, piece of news, or advertisement that you believe to be a scam, please help make the block.one team aware by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
block.one is a software company and is producing the EOS.IO software as free, open source software. This software may enable those who deploy it to launch a blockchain or decentralized applications with the features described above. block.one will not be launching a public blockchain based on the EOS.IO software. It will be the sole responsibility of third parties and the community and those who wish to become block producers to implement the features and/or provide the services described above as they see fit. block.one does not guarantee that anyone will implement such features or provide such services or that the EOS.IO software will be adopted and deployed in any way.
All statements in this document, other than statements of historical facts, including any statements regarding block.one’s business strategy, plans, prospects, developments and objectives are forward looking statements. These statements are only predictions and reflect block.one’s current beliefs and expectations with respect to future events and are based on assumptions and are subject to risk, uncertainties and change at any time. We operate in a rapidly changing environment. New risks emerge from time to time. Given these risks and uncertainties, you are cautioned not to rely on these forward-looking statements. Actual results, performance or events may differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Some of the factors that could cause actual results, performance or events to differ materially from the forward-looking statements contained herein include, without limitation: market volatility; continued availability of capital, financing and personnel; product acceptance; the commercial success of any new products or technologies; competition; government regulation and laws; and general economic, market or business conditions. Any forward-looking statement made by block.one speaks only as of the date on which it is made and block.one is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any obligation to, update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, subsequent events or otherwise.