News: Kanye West Is Officially Coming After Coinye Makers

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Kanye West has taken legal action against the creators of the virtual, digital currency called Coinye, however he doesn’t know who to sue. According to reportsYe filed legal docs in NY to get a judge to shut down the marketing and sales of the currency. The coin features an animatedSouth Park-esque cartoon of Kanye. Ye said, “With each day that passes, [my] reputation is irreparably harmed by the continued use of the Coinye West marks.” Ye has requested the several companies that he thinks may be responsible for coin stop their plans. But, the creators of the coin have hidden their identity through many online privacy services. Reports also say that Kanye has added to the list of defendants because he believes that the Amazon provides web hosting services to the website behind Coinye. And apparently, Amazon has failed to shut the site down. Ye is also suing for a piece of Coinye’s profits.




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