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Re: CentUp

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2013 21:07:47 -0500
Message-ID: <511D9873.9090309@digitalbazaar.com>
To: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
On 02/05/2013 04:52 PM, Brent Shambaugh wrote:
> I remember seeing Melvin's postings about things happening in the 
> world. Well here's another one I received in my Indiegogo mail. It's 
> called CentUp.
> 
> http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/281541

They have one of the best video pitches I've seen on the subject:

http://vimeo.com/56722891

WARNING: DO NOT go to the following link if your company's policy states
"thou shalt not read patents".

They hit their Indiegogo goal of $15K, and then shortly received a
patent violation notice:

http://centup.org/

They don't believe their company is violating the patent, they're in
touch with the EFF, it seems like a typical patent troll move, but it
has stopped any further development of the concept.

-- manu

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