Support Ticket Submitted Sep 20, 10:12 PM EDT
Subject: 2X Fork is Dangerous
Hello. I use your phone app as my wallet and your bitpay card to pay merchants in USD. I really wish to continue using your services , and want you to strongly consider withdrawing from the Segwit2X agreement. The 2x proposal, in its current form, does not offer proper replay protection and, if implemented as such, would be very dangerous to users of either chain. Please either demand the proper protection be put in place prior to the November fork, or withdraw from the NYA/Segwit2X agreement.
Support Ticket Updated by User Sep 20, 11:06 PM EDT
You know what, I said it was dangerous to users of both chains but really it's only dangerous to users of the legacy chain. I don't think it's ethical to FORCE users onto the new chain for fear of loosing coins.
That, coupled with the new Segwit2X chain NOT having core dev support, it why I plead with you not to support the Segwit2X fork.
Ticket Response From Bitpay Support Sep 21, 10:41 AM EDT
Thank you for the suggestion. You can view our position on segwit2x in this blog post.
Thank you again for reaching out and for your interest in BitPay.
Ticket Updated September 21, 2017 6:43 PM EST
My name's not Chris****, but I see how well comments like mine are received (with a canned response). There aren't even comments enabled on that blog post, no opinions wanted.
I'll have to take my business elsewhere.