Bitpay and the magical email confirmation

Thursday, 04 October, Year 4 d.Tr. | Author: Mircea Popescu

Sooo I check my mail, and I'm hit with :


BitPay is some sort of Bitcoin payments processor, I think. Sure enough, the first email contains a confirm link and

If this is in your junk mail folder, make sure you add to your safe senders list.

Whereas the second assures me that

You can start using our shopping cart, or cart plugins, right away.


If you need any help, just contact us through the site.

Important communications regarding your order processing and account alerts will be sent from this email address to you.

I can appreciate Bitcoin businesses want more customers, and customers are put off by procedures and all that, sure. However opt-in means opt-in, BitPay! If you've bothered to implement it then bother to use it, neh ? Maybe that way you wouldn't have to ask the same customers to fish you out of the spam folder.

Category: Bitcoin
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5 Responses

  1. Well, BitPay is run by humans too. There is no such thing like intelligent system. There are only intelligent people.

  2. Mircea Popescu`s avatar
    Mircea Popescu 
    Thursday, 4 October 2012

    What's that to do with anything ?

  3. Well, why does it have to do? If it doesn't then I'd say it's fine, you have a healthy way of thinking. Just checking...

  4. And by the way, sorry for my bad english, I'm not a fluent english speaker.

  5. More like 'you never spoke in your life' ftfy.

    >squirrel mail

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