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For Reporters: A Guide to REP Tokens

For Reporters: A Guide to REP Tokens

Reputation Token (REP) A tradable asset numbering 11 million tokens whose possession makes its owners the reporters of Augur’s platform. Each token entitles its owner 1/22-millionth of all market trading fees in return for faithful reporting on market outcomes. Below is a guide to REP tokens. Reporter Anyone that has a Reputation Token. Reporters vote on the outcomes of Augur prediction markets that have reached their expiration dates in order to resolve the market. Reporters lose reputation tokens if they…

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Accidentally sent real REP or ETH to Augur beta? Get it back!

Accidentally sent real REP or ETH to Augur beta? Get it back!

While we’re in beta, Augur runs on the Ethereum testnet / our own private chain. Due to this, real REP or ETH sent to your account address isn’t useable for the time being. Although we’ve tried to make it clear in your account to not send real funds to Augur just yet, accidents happen, and some people have. If you’ve deposited real funds to Augur during beta, don’t sweat – you can get it back! Start by going to your…

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Securing your REP with a Ledger Nano S

Securing your REP with a Ledger Nano S

The Ledger Nano S is a hardware wallet for Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ethereum-tokens and many other crypto currencies. It connects to any computer and uses a LED display to double-check and confirm each transaction with each of its side buttons. Storing your REP with a Ledger Nano S allows you to safely hold crypto currencies, while still providing you secure access and use. It’s important to note that REP is an ERC-20 Ethereum-token, meaning you do not have a “REP address”. Your REP is held within…

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