Kanye West Sues To Halt Operation Of 'Coinye West' Virtual Currency

Kanye West Sues To Halt Operation Of 'Coinye West' Virtual Currency

NEW YORK - In a complaint filed Jan. 14 in New York federal court, rapper and musician Kanye West sued various websites and Doe defendants associated with newly released "cryptocurrency" that he says use names that are confusingly similar to his in an effort to trade on the "goodwill of incalculable value" associated with his name (Kanye West, et al. v. 0daycoins.com, et al., No. 1:14-c-00250, S.D. N.Y.)

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