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Is Kanye West the new Chubby Checker?

Remember when Chubby Checker basically ruined his reputation by accusing a WebOS app that nobody knew about of ruining his reputation? According to Tweakers, Kanye West is doing something similar: he's suing people involved with the cryptocurrency named Coinye for 'deliberate infringement of trademark and unfair competition'*. The use of Coinye supposedly hurts his reputation every day.


Not that the average person has heard of Coinye, of course; that is, until now.

* I translated this from a Dutch article which in turn translated it from an English quote; some subtleties of the quote may have been changed by the forth-and-back translation.

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