Bitcoin mining contract lawsuit stays in federal court after motion to dismiss is mostly denied

Quick Take

  • This opinion involves a federal court lawsuit over the alleged failure to deliver bitcoin mining equipment
  • Defendant’s motion to dismiss is granted in part and denied in part
  • Court says that the case can proceed to discovery so that the parties can figure our whether or not party who received $400,000 from equipment was acting as an agent of party who was supposed to deliver the equipment
  • No guidance given (yet) about how damages would be calculated in a case like this