Open-Transactions To Introduce Multisig Voting Pools

Open-Transactions To Introduce Multisig Voting Pools

Without a doubt, the Open-Transactions open source framework is extremely robust as it currently stands. However an upcoming future release of Open-Transactions will have full Bitcoin multisig voting pool support. Reportedly, Bitcoin multisig voting pool support is already well under way. When asked when the projected release date was, an Open-Transactions Developer replied back saying that the tentative release would likely not be until around late summer or early fall, 2014. He further went on to say that Monetas (the commercial deployment of the Open-Transactions platform) wanted to....


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