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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 view claiming hes won his court fight with the operators of a digital currency called Coinye. Kim Kardashian quotes West on Friday moved for 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, 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.
Source: http://nypost.com/2014/07/22/kanye-west-claims-victory-over-coinye/

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