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December 19, 2012, 02:26:57 PM
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Roger Ver has access to the Blockchain.info database and is prepared to abuse it in order to take revenge over a customer service dispute in one of his other businesses.

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https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=131574.0
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December 19, 2012, 02:34:37 PM
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reserved to supply more info here.
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December 19, 2012, 02:36:28 PM
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CharlieContent, This issue has been settled now.
Blockchain.info user funds were safe,  and currently are safe.
At no point was anyone's money in any danger whatsoever.

I no longer have access to any part of Blockchain.info's admin pannel.

I think you should change the thread title to something that is actually true.

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December 19, 2012, 02:39:08 PM
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Reserved if needed. 
(I didn't leak or abuse any information at all from Blockchain,  please read the other thread.)

You didn't leak any of it, but you have access to a TON of information about account holders and their accounts, and you were prepared to leverage this information to resolve a customer service dispute in a completely unrelated business. I call that abusing it.
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December 19, 2012, 02:43:04 PM
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reserved too!

I just wanted to mention that a skilled blockchain.info admin can perfectly steal your funds. He just needs to change the javascript sent to your browser in order to get your password.

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December 19, 2012, 02:47:19 PM
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Reserved for a gif or something.  Not sure yet.  We all already knew that there were risks in using browser based wallets, right?
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December 19, 2012, 02:47:54 PM
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I just wanted to mention that a skilled blockchain.info admin can perfectly steal your funds. He just needs to change the javascript sent to your browser in order to get your password.


This is not true.

See here:  https://blockchain.info/wallet/verifier

It should also be noted that ThomasV runs a competitor to Blockchain.info

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December 19, 2012, 02:51:54 PM
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I just wanted to mention that a skilled blockchain.info admin can perfectly steal your funds. He just needs to change the javascript sent to your browser in order to get your password.


This is not true.

See here:  https://blockchain.info/wallet/verifier

what is the percentage of your users that install it?

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December 19, 2012, 02:53:11 PM
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You're an idiot Charlie.

EDIT: Fixed grammar by request.
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December 19, 2012, 02:58:03 PM
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what is the percentage of your users that install it?
The same that take care of the security of their computer.
I don't see this as a real problem.
There is a solution, users are free to use it or not.

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December 19, 2012, 02:58:33 PM
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Your an idiot Charlie.

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December 19, 2012, 02:58:49 PM
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So, if I have this right.  A scammer gives blockchain.info his bitcoins for safe keeping, scams the guy who runs it, and then complains that blockchain.info might maybe want their BTC back even though that can't happen anyway?

GTFO!

I think I'm going to go buy something off bitcoinstore.com just to counteract your stupidity.

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December 19, 2012, 03:01:55 PM
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So, if I have this right.  A scammer gives blockchain.info his bitcoins for safe keeping, scams the guy who runs it, and then complains that blockchain.info might maybe want their BTC back even though that can't happen anyway?

GTFO!

I think I'm going to go buy something off bitcoinstore.com just to counteract your stupidity.

Thank you for understanding what happend!!!


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December 19, 2012, 03:02:52 PM
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Your an idiot Charlie.

I know I am an idiot, but I can fix grammar.
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December 19, 2012, 03:05:43 PM
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So, if I have this right.  A scammer gives blockchain.info his bitcoins for safe keeping, scams the guy who runs it, and then complains that blockchain.info might maybe want their BTC back even though that can't happen anyway?

GTFO!

I think I'm going to go buy something off bitcoinstore.com just to counteract your stupidity.

You have it completely wrong.

1. This guy wasn't a scammer. Read the thread.

2. Blockchain.info don't want their BTC back. It's a totally separate business.

3. The problem is, as I said, that Roger Ver has access to a lot of information about account holders and their accounts, and he was prepared to leverage this information to resolve a customer service dispute in a completely unrelated business.

It's a bit rich that you would call me stupid, really.
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December 19, 2012, 03:08:00 PM
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Fuck that guy charlie content didnt he start a thread cassing out how to steal bitcoin.. And now he's having a big cry about someone checking up on transactions and proves that indeed bcs were sent to an adress someone was denying.  And he's crying about it? Something shows theres more to it than this.
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December 19, 2012, 03:08:26 PM
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Haha, I think it's pretty ridiculous that you would call me an idiot when you are unable to even write your insult correctly. Smiley
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December 19, 2012, 03:08:40 PM
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So, if I have this right.  A scammer gives blockchain.info his bitcoins for safe keeping, scams the guy who runs it, and then complains that blockchain.info might maybe want their BTC back even though that can't happen anyway?

GTFO!

I think I'm going to go buy something off bitcoinstore.com just to counteract your stupidity.

You have it completely wrong.

1. This guy wasn't a scammer. Read the thread.

2. Blockchain.info don't want their BTC back. It's a totally separate business.

3. The problem is, as I said, that Roger Ver has access to a lot of information about account holders and their accounts, and he was prepared to leverage this information to resolve a customer service dispute in a completely unrelated business.

It's a bit rich that you would call me stupid, really.

At this point, your asking me to either believe a long standing, trusted member of the community plus my own interpretation of reading the thread...or believe the scammer.

WHICH WILL I CHOOSE?! It is so hard!

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December 19, 2012, 03:09:25 PM
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Fuck that guy charlie content didnt he start a thread cassing out how to steal bitcoin

Uh, no? I dunno what "cassing" is, but I'm pretty sure that you have the wrong guy.
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December 19, 2012, 03:10:31 PM
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At this point, your asking me to either believe a long standing, trusted member of the community plus my own interpretation of reading the thread...or believe the scammer.

WHICH WILL I CHOOSE?! It is so hard!

Why break the habit of a lifetime, right? Smiley

I think you have the facts wrong though. No one is asking you to believe the "scammer". (In all honesty I don't think he's technically a scammer. Ver paid him back too much money in error and he kept it, not really a scam. More like Ver fucked up. A scam usually involves deception, not taking advantage of someone else's mistake, although of course that is also wrong.)

All you have to do is read what Roger Ver himself wrote in that thread. He said himself that he has access to a lot of information about account holders and their accounts, and we can see for ourselves in the email chain he posted that he was prepared to leverage this information to resolve a customer service dispute in a completely unrelated business.
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