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« Reply #50 on: January 12, 2018, 09:06 »
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The issues this raises were argued to death in this thread http://www.microstockgroup.com/selling-direct/peer-to-peer-direct-stock-selling-platform/ which is virtually the same scheme, who knows it might actually be the same scheme.


With the difference that Kodak isn't exactly some fly-by-night anonymous "Mike", so there might be something with a momentum there.


Kodaks involvement is licensing their brand name to WENN.  Your choice is between WENN and Mike.  Mike we know a little as we have had chance to quiz him on the forum, WENN sell paparazzi photos and celebrity gossip, not much of a choice.


You can read WENN's accounts here. https://beta.companieshouse.gov.uk/company/04375163/filing-history It's been around for twenty-five years and has physical offices you can visit.

You can get a credit rating for WENN.

Can you do that for "Mike"? Is that even his real name?


Would Mike use images on his launch site, with Adobe Stock watermarks on them?  Rights Management my arse.
Not a great start really.....could be launching at the same time as a court case ;-).


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« Reply #51 on: January 14, 2018, 11:17 »
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I have to say, the background on WENN and Kodak Coin is interesting. The licensing of names isn't anything new. Anyone remember when Bell and Howell was a trusted name, cameras and audio. I think most of their products now are made by people who license the trademark. There are other brands that do that, old radio and electronic companies. Peavy guitar? Made by someone in Indonesia or China who licensed the name.

The Kodak mining devices are a lease, pay up front, 50/50 sharing. Not that interesting.

Trademark licensing isn't that unusual. But following the chain of the links that people provided, there's little of Kodak in any of this, except the name. I suspect all the blue hairs who buy this stock because it's "Kodak" might be getting a big surprise. Or maybe some of the products will catch hold, like the licensing? I don't know.


 

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