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Martindale on Bitcore Wallet Service - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Eric from BitPay here. We're still preparing this project for release, so wait for our blog post later this week – I'll also be talking about it at [the SF Bitcoin Devs](http://www.meetup.com/SF-Bitc...) meetup next Monday. We'll explain shortly!" - Eric Martindale
Martindale on Is Electrum the best multisig wallet that doesn't need to download the full blockchain? - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Agreed! We've got these features on the roadmap, but there are several other items above them in priority. If you can't contribute code, hop onto [the issues list](http://github.com/bitpay...) and add your +1 to the ones you're looking for!" - Eric Martindale
Martindale on Is Electrum the best multisig wallet that doesn't need to download the full blockchain? - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Yes. Only truly valuable if you generate the three keys on different devices, using different networks." - Eric Martindale
Martindale on Is Electrum the best multisig wallet that doesn't need to download the full blockchain? - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"We're all looking forward to an implementation of this! I've just added [Copay issue #2434](https://github.com/bitpay...) so we can track progress towards CoinJoin. Keep in mind that Copay _is_ an open source wallet, and we'd happily welcome a pull request that correctly implements any of these items." - Eric Martindale
Martindale on Is Electrum the best multisig wallet that doesn't need to download the full blockchain? - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Yes! We're very excited for this one. It's being tracked on [Copay issue #2251](https://github.com/bitpay...)." - Eric Martindale
Martindale on Is Electrum the best multisig wallet that doesn't need to download the full blockchain? - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Nothing. The Insight server cannot view anything about the transaction proposals, as they are encrypted such that only the ring participants can decrypt them." - Eric Martindale
Martindale on Is Electrum the best multisig wallet that doesn't need to download the full blockchain? - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"**Disclaimer**: I work at BitPay, which builds Copay. I've switched most of my funds over to multi-sig wallets powered by [Copay][copay]. It's extremely easy to set up a local install, and then configure a 2-of-3 for basic 2-factor auth (the third key being a backup). Copay having builds for pretty much everything also means that I've got the same, familiar interface on all of my devices. Copay also allows for asynchronous transaction proposals; which means that you don't have to wait for all parties in the wallet to be online. Useful for managing funds across a team of people. Best of all, I can have a version of Copay that uses the full blockchain as my "master node" by running my own version of [Insight][insight], so I don't have to trust any outside nodes. [copay]: http://copay.io [insight]: https://insight.is" - Eric Martindale
Martindale on When someone steals a Bitcoin, what are they taking? What was is that you had, that you couldn't copy, that they now permanently have? - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"> How can Bitcoin avoid competition from other systems with equal or greater security/convienence/marketing/etc.? It doesn't, and it shouldn't. Competition is important, it is what drives innovation and improvements. Either Bitcoin will continue to improve, or something better will eventually take its place. What Bitcoin _has_ done is achieved a network effect that will be very difficult to repeat, and anything intending to take its place will require significant improvements to overtake it. For some, this makes Bitcoin an attractive bet – for others, an incentive for invention." - Eric Martindale
Martindale on When someone steals a Bitcoin, what are they taking? What was is that you had, that you couldn't copy, that they now permanently have? - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Upvote for what _could_ be a cleverly constructed question designed to point out the irrelevance of "property rights" when it relates to something intangible or otherwise infinitely replicable. Bitcoin are a new asset class in that they don't exist in one place, but rather the _rights to move them_ is secured by the obscurity of a special number, the "private key". Bitcoin are _only_ valuable through the scarcity of the private key required to re-associate them with another, _new_ private key. Private keys become valuable in that they are almost infinitely unique, and a unique private key is required to hold or move Bitcoin – by extension, the Bitcoin are valuable." - Eric Martindale
Martindale on Factom Linux - The World's first Blockchain Operating System (BOS) - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"This is an interesting idea. BitPay would like to talk – would you mind emailing me at eric@bitpay.com?" - Eric Martindale
Martindale on What is the best technical solution for the problem of refunds or preventing mistaken transmissions of Bitcoin? - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Agreed on the importance of Payment Protocol. I'd like to see support for it in _all_ wallets by the end of 2015. Web-based wallets (or even if your wallet is a hybrid app for mobile) can easily implement Payment Protocol using [Bitcore's JavaScript Payment Protocol Implementation](http://bitcore.io/guide...). We handle all the hard work (like certificate validation) in JavaScript, and would be happy to support anyone implementing it." - Eric Martindale
Martindale on My review of Bitpay's Impulse protocol + discussion with Jeff Garzik - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Eric with BitPay here – great work on putting this summary together. It looks great. We're still trying to solve the trust problem. We've seen some proposals, but no clear solution has emerged. Before we move to adopt such a protocol, we'd like to see more community feedback and ideas on how we can reduce or even eliminate the need for trust..." - Eric Martindale
Re: BitPay Developers - http://dev.bitpay.com/docs...
"This is a test comment!" - Eric Martindale
Martindale on Impulse | Inter-Channel Payments by BitPay - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Eric from BitPay here. This allows zero-confirmation payments to be secured using standard Bitcoin transactions – no more waiting for block confirmations to be sure of an individual transaction's validity. This is done via a clever arrangement of transactions into a type of smart contract called a "payment channel", which is then used as a sort of "substrate" for future payment arrangements. We'll be releasing a formalized whitepaper after an initial feedback period on the protocol specification." - Eric Martindale
Martindale on Merry Christmas /r/bitcoin - first 500 comments get 100 bits on me! Happy Holidays! - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Merry Christmas indeed!" - Eric Martindale
Martindale on Demo video of working Zero Click Bitcoin Micropayment directly in the HTTP protocol (402 code). - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Hey Ben! Great work, very exciting to see this implemented from end-to-end. Any thoughts on utilizing smart contracts by way of Payment Channels to allow for more robust billing cycles than a single payment?" - Eric Martindale
Martindale on PSA: Some services take security more seriously than others - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Security is of the utmost priority for BitPay, and we take these types of reports extremely seriously. As you mention, we build and maintain a large number of [mostly open-source] software projects, so providing a comprehensive policy across all of these projects presents some unique challenges. We have been taking extra care to collect feedback and work on a case-by-case basis before announcing a formal policy, one that we hope will be adequately rewarding for security researchers. In the meantime, security issues with all BitPay projects should be reported to our security task force at security@bitpay.com – we will make sure that all security issues are handled appropriately." - Eric Martindale
Martindale on Archive.org is asking for financial support with Bitcoin as one of three primary payment options - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Around 50% of our merchants actually accept some portion of their settlement in BTC." - Eric Martindale
Martindale on BitPay Labs announces Bitcoind.js, Live Presentation - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"This is the direction we're going in, yes. A large part of this work is in libbitcoind.so, which exposes all of Bitcoin Core's internals as a bug-compatible shared library. We [originally submitted this as an update to Bitcoin Core](https://github.com/bitcoin...), but now maintain on [BitPay's fork of Bitcoin](https://github.com/bitpay...) in lieu of acceptance upstream. [Bitcoind.js](https://github.com/bitpay...) is the encapsulation of this work, allowing JavaScript applications access to the underlying bug-for-bug compatible Bitcoin Core code." - Eric Martindale
Martindale on BitPay Launches Mobile SDKs - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"We don't have a native iOS SDK available yet, but I'll count your question as another upvote for its priority internally. I'll check in with you when we have it! RemindMe! 1 month" - Eric Martindale
Martindale on Venture capitalist don't build decentralized/distributed solutions, because it is not profitable. Our focus should be decentralization, not handing over Bitcoin to the institutions it was created to bypass. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"No. We use something called [the Bitcoin Best Bid](https://bitpay.com/bitcoin...) to calculate our BTC rates, which looks at the order books on supported exchanges and finds the best available price for the volume of coins that are being moved. We then use [OpenExchangeRates](https://openexchangerates.org/) to derive cross-currency rates." - Eric Martindale
Martindale on Venture capitalist don't build decentralized/distributed solutions, because it is not profitable. Our focus should be decentralization, not handing over Bitcoin to the institutions it was created to bypass. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"For what it's worth, the BitPay engineering team's motto is "decentralize all the things." Everything that can be decentralized, will be – we're spending our engineering efforts making tools that help people, well, decentralize all the things. Take a look at [Foxtrot](http://github.com/bitpay...), [bitcoind.js](https://github.com/bitpay...), and Bitcore (specifically, [our incoming rewrite](https://github.com/bitpay...)) for the types of things that we're able to contribute towards this mission as a result of funding. We also recently chose to [make payment processing free, forever](http://blog.bitpay.com/2014...). Even BitPay's core business [today] will be decentralized (or rather, made irrelevant) – but with enough resources, we can accelerate the arrival of the completely decentralized future we're all looking for." - Eric Martindale
Martindale on Adding Bitcoin support to Tox, a FOSS, secure, distributed skype replacement. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"Eventually, payment processing will be decentralized, too – driving the cost to zero _anyways_. There are other things in much more need of being decentralized in the meantime." - Eric Martindale
Martindale on Adding Bitcoin support to Tox, a FOSS, secure, distributed skype replacement. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"BitPay's API is indeed part of the free offering, with no fees for conversion of payments into other currencies. https://www.youtube.com/watch..." - Eric Martindale
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RT @murder0tic: @EFF @martindale The team from @BitPay will be there! https://t.co/DzOYIIxf2l
Now listening to the new @realytcracker album, introducing neals… wow. This is the most pertinent album of our time. https://twitter.com/martind...
Martindale on Famous MMA gym "Tristar" adds bitcoin as a means of payment for products and gym fees. - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"This is awesome; good gyms / trainers are often cash-only due to the hassle that is involved in accepting anything but. See also [Roger Ver's recent tweet in support of the idea](https://twitter.com/rogerkv...). If you train BJJ, Muay Thai, or any other martial art – get together with your trainer and help guide them through the process. Bitcoin makes so much sense for this market, it's silly to _not_ be accepting it." - Eric Martindale
Martindale on An alternative to the Chrome extension for Google Hangouts! - http://www.reddit.com/r...
"This is awesome. Thanks – now if only they'll support proper XMPP eventually... I've submitted it to HackerNews, because I think they'll like it too." - Eric Martindale
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