Today we announce our launch plans for the first phase of the Basic Attention Token platform, code-named Mercury.
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Today we made a full recovery of our User Growth Pool and reserve tokens, which had been appropriated and secured by the White Hat Group last week to mitigate the Parity multisig wallet critical vulnerability.
We learned yesterday of a critical vulnerability in the Parity multisig wallet implementation for storing ETH and tokens.
Our recent token sale enabled us to create a user growth pool of 300 million BATs, which will be used in the near future to stake users with tokens and incentivize them to join the BAT platform.
We’re happy to announce that after researching and testing alternatives, the BAT team will transition from Slack to rocket.chat for open communication and collaboration with its community members.
The BAT Team is excited to announce two new freelance community managers.
What does BAT stand for and what is it? Basic Attention Token.
I cofounded Mozilla and wrote its technology roadmaps back when we were rebooting the Netscape-contributed browser code via open source.
The range of alternative contribution methods make this an exciting time in the evolution toward a better web.
The BAT sale commenced today at approximately 7:30 AM PDT and quickly reached the cap of 156,250 ETH.