Overstock and Coinbase briefly mixed up Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

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A glitch on Overstock's website allowed users to send amounts of Bitcoin Cash to Overstock when the system was expecting Bitcoin, leading to drastic discounts on many items. Given that BTC is about $14,000 and Bitcoin Cash is $2,400, the mistake could have been quite costly.

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