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Kanye West Claims Victory Over ?coinye? | New York Post

Photo: (Left) Getty Images, (right) Coinyeco.in Coinye is no match for Kanye. Rapper Kanye West filed legal papers claiming hes won his court fight with the operators of a digital currency called Coinye. West on Friday moved for http://jerryvxbm.blogs.experienceproject.com summary judgment against the creators of the digital currency featuring gold cyber-coins with a cartoon image of Kayne West wearing his signature shades after they failed to respond to his January Manhattan federal court suit seeking unspecified money damages and an order prohibiting the use of his name. Only two of the 12 named defendants have responded. In the past month, Robbie Hontele filed legal papers saying hes executed a confidential settlement agreement with West and the rap stars company, while another, Richard McCord, see here said he has an impending deal in place. Following the suits filing, the creators of Coinye a electronic currency they hoped would rival encrypted Bitcoin said they would change the name. Their website even posted a message, COINYE IS DEAD. You win, Kanye. However, ads for Coinye still show up on some online sites. The coins image appears to resemble a cartoon likeness of West, also knows as Mr. Kim Kardashian, seen on an episode of the TV show Kim Kardashian movie South Park. Judge Analisa Torres still needs to sign off on the default judgment.
Source: http://nypost.com/2014/07/22/kanye-west-claims-victory-over-coinye/

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