According to Cointelegraph, on August 22nd, cryptocurrency company Crown Sterling filed a lawsuit in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. At the Black Hat Hacking Conference, Crown Sterling demonstrated the development of its "Quantum AI Encryption Technology", which is said to be a more powerful "five-dimensional encryption" that takes advantage of research on mystical numerology and AI composition. Two examples. Crown Sterling encountered strong hostility and suspicion from the participants and was criticized on Twitter. In the indictment, Crown Sterling accused Black Hat's organizers of violating "the sponsorship agreement with Crown Sterling and the resulting implied contract of integrity and fair dealing."