Ryder Ripps

Bored Ape owner Yuga Labs sues Ryder Ripps over re-minted NFTs

Yuga Labs, the company behind the popular Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) NFT collection, has filed a lawsuit against digital artist, Ryder Ripps, for selling unauthorized copies of Ape NFTs. The lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California late last week. The suit...
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Yuga Labs sues BAYC critic Ryder Ripps over claims of Nazi origins – RR responds

👋 Want to work with us? CryptoSlate is hiring for a handful of positions!. Yuga Labs, the company behind Bored Ape Yacht Club, has issued a legal complaint against Ryder Ripps, the creator of The founders of BAYC recently called Ripps’ accusations that they are “intentionally embedding Nazi dog whistles throughout their project,” a “crazy disinformation campaign.” The complaint, filed at the District Court of California, states:

Ryder Ripps, Bored Apes and 'Owning' an NFT

Ryder Ripps, a contemporary artist known for his satire, stunts and design work for millennial-geared brands, has begun minting a non-fungible token (NFT) set mocking the highly influential Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC). About 550 tokens were minted “by hand” by Ripps since Monday, he said. Each features a unique...