Official Ripple Giveaway For Early Adopters
Finally, OpenCoin announced their much awaited second round of official giveaway. First round of giveaway was open for Bitcointalk members only, whose account was created before February 19, 2013. Today OpenCoin announced second round of free ripples (XRP) giveaway for everyone who signed up with Ripple account on or before May 9, 2013. The amount of XRP isn’t disclosed, but you will receive your ripple by the end of month.
Following is the official announcement :
It has been quite a month for math-based currencies. There has been a flood of new interest so we have doubled our efforts to keep up with the rising tide. We are overdue with some important updates, but the time has come.
At the end of May, we will begin a ripple (aka XRP) giveaway to everyone who signed up for our email list on or before May 9, 2013. Tens of thousands of folks will be getting ripples! We will be sending emails for this ripple giveaway in batches. Everyone who is eligible will receive their giveaway email by the end of the month.
Thereafter, we will start a Developer XRP Giveaway. This giveaway will be designed specifically for software developers with the goal of introducing the Ripple protocol to them. If you are a coder interested in our developer programs, we recommend you subscribe to our developer email list and follow us on Github.