Wrong Address

The above figure displays an example of a user at address 0x…1 (Bob) attempting to send assets to user 0x…3 (Alice). Upon creation of the Capsule Shipment, Bob specifies to send his assets to 0x…2 – Bob has made a mistake inputting Alice’s address. This is no problem for Bob or Alice – Alice simply lets Bob know he has made a mistake, and he should update the shipment to ship to address 0x…3 instead (her address). Bob does so, and Alice is able to properly accept the assets shipped. No assets were lost due to an incorrect shipment address.

If this transaction were to have been broadcasted and accepted as is (without using CPaS, directly from 0x…1 to 0x…2), all assets are lost – the assets at 0x…2 are inaccessible by both Bob and Alice. This results in a loss for Bob (who owned the funds) and Alice (who expected the funds). Additionally, had multiple assets been bundled within a Capsule - this would have saved multiple assets from being lost (assuming the incorrect address was input multiple times). These situations can be easily averted by using CPaS.

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