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Re: Web Payments Telecon Minutes for 2014-04-09

From: Manu Sporny <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>
Date: Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:04:38 -0400
Message-ID: <5345A7D6.2070208@digitalbazaar.com>
To: Joseph Potvin <jpotvin@opman.ca>
CC: Web Payments CG <public-webpayments@w3.org>
On 04/09/2014 02:30 PM, Joseph Potvin wrote:
> To give an example of the degree of headache: in 1978,
> the Bank of Montreal was shipping dollar $5 bills and had an accident
> where the truck transporting the bills burned. The legal case went to
> the Supreme Court and question was whether or not the Bank of Canada
> should re-issue the those $5 bills. Are these bill "money itself" or
> are they "promissory notes" for the money?  The result was a Supreme
> Court split decision 3-3. An interesting case synopsys is here:
> http://www.rdo-olr.uottawa.ca/index2.php?option=com_sobi2&sobi2Task=dd_download&fid=891&Itemid=842



Updated text is here:


-- manu

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