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I'd be interested to see some examples of Bitcoin contracts used right now.

  • Websites that provide escrow services.
  • Smart properties.
  • Trading of contracts.
  • Oracles.

Or are they not really in use right now?

  • There's a system of distributed oracles that launched last month - oracles.li , with a whitepaper available here: github.com/orisi/wiki/wiki/Orisi-White-Paper . Right now the test oracles allow for timelocking bitcoins, and there are other transaction / contract types coming soon, hopefully. – kolinko Jun 23 '14 at 17:44
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Gregory Maxwell, Pieter Wuille, and theymos are using a 2-of-3 address to store a bounty for contributions to CoinJoin.

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=279249.msg2983911#msg2983911

Update: A 2-of-3 escrow and arbitration site recently launched: https://www.bitrated.com/

  • bitgo.com is another one. I have an account with them but haven't transferred anything yet. – David Silva Smith Dec 4 '13 at 17:32
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I don't know of any that implement the advanced features in the protocol. But I do know of two sites that make it easier to do escrow transactions with 2 of 2 secrets:

www.bitescrow.org/

http://www.bit2factor.org/

There was also a bounty on the forums for an easy to use n of m escrow application that emailed all parties involved their secrets:

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=294606.0

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