This message will be a bit of a rant, and/or frustration because I am a creator and wanted to support Brave and the BAT token, and wanted to spread the word so that everyone can enjoy this cool new browser. BUT I am afraid that I currently will no longer do so. This is because of the association with the company UPHOLD.
I don’t know who made this executive decision, but honestly it all feels like a SCAM. Uphold makes it near impossible to create and account, and I am not willing to put in all the effort into recommending this Browser for my followers to be angry at me because I steered them down the path of of UPHOLD H*LL HOLE!
To be honest, I am not sure why this wasn’t printed in BIG BOLD RED letters before we were mentioned in the Marketing to register the channels that we have that we would have to make a deal with the Devil, and Never see your money!
Love you Brave, but I am not willing to sell my followers down Dante’s Inferno of Centralized continuum.
I am going to write what the experience has been so you are FULLY AWARE of what others will be experiencing and what will stop your project right in it’s tracks. ESPECIALLY, when people Find out that their coins/tokens are not accessible, and God FORBID they start to gain value and you have the Uphold Cartel keeping the tokens hostage. Does this sound familiar anyone? Well if it doesn’t look up Bitconnect and you will certainly get a hint of what I am suggesting to.
Where to begin? Well it all started when I just wanted to log in. That was a nightmare because as I did I never got the confirmation notification which was indicated on their website. So I hit the forgot password on thier site, and never got anything. FOR MONTHS!!!
So a couple months later when I decide to take some time off and deal with this I try again, but this time I contact support.
Well Support tells me that I am supposed to send them ALL MY DATA packaged in a nice little bow.
Um? WHAT? Sorry, You mean to tell me that I cannot even access your site, and I am supposed to send you my social security number? Passport, Driver’s License, and first born baby’s rights?
Um… Do I know you? How long have you been in business? And why exactly do you need this information when I am NOT exchanging anything for FIAT. I am merely just trying to get tokens which I am not going to do anything other than put in a paper wallet.
But even if I wasn’t WHY do you need this information exactly? Am I being punked right now?
So needless to say I told them that I no longer what that account, and decided that as much as I LOVE Brave, and the project and want to support it. I just don’t want to align myself with ANYTHING that has to do with a shady company or business which doesn’t even let me log in, to view anything, yet you want to collect my data, and WAIT? Do you have access to my secret private keys too?
Because if that is the case then WHY am I using this service exactly? Oh wait, You mean to tell me that you get to keep ALL of that MONEY that will grow in value if You decide I cannot access your platform?
I’m sorry what?
Yeah, No thanks. Until Brave decides to be BRAVE and move away from Strangle Hold …erhm I meant Uphold. I will not participate in the Creator program.
If your change please send us an e-mail if things change. Till then, Have to say it’s a No go from me.