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Author Topic: ClearCoin charity escrow changes  (Read 942 times)
Gavin Andresen
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June 11, 2011, 02:55:14 PM

I'm reposting from the ClearCoin news blog:

I've been contacted by a charity who is not happy that they were listed as a donation option for ClearCoin charity escrows.

I made the mistake of assuming that charities would appreciate the extra bitcoins; it never occurred to me that ClearCoin customers might contact a charity and ask THEM for their (supposedly-donated) coins back. Charities can't be expected to resolve ClearCoin disputes.

To fix the problem, I have disabled all charities for new escrow accounts except one: the Bitcoin Faucet. I will be writing to any charities that received ClearCoin donations from already-created escrow transactions to make them aware of the situation and will ask them to forward any ClearCoin-related issues to me.

How often do you get the chance to work on a potentially world-changing project?
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