09.01.2014 - Kanye West's lawyers attempt to block Coinye currency
Cryptocurrency creators have reportedly received a cease-and-desist letter from the rapper's law firm, accusing them of infringing on West's trademark. Kanye West has made attempts to shut down the virtual currency that uses his name. The anonymous programmers behind the Bitcoin alternative Coinye West have reportedly received lawyers' letters accusing them of infringing on the rapper's trademark. Billed as a "PROPER and FAIR ... [currency] for the masses", Coinye West was due to get its official launch on 11 January. But after receiving a cease-and-desist letter from West's law firm, Pryor Cashman, the cryptocurrency's creators pushed forward the release, issuing the first coins last night...............................................Full Article: Source
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