Flare Network To Distribute Spark Tokens to XRP Holders
Also this past week, the team at the Flare Network has announced that there will airdrop 45 Billion Spark Tokens to all XRP holders except addresses belonging to Ripple Labs and its employees. The team at Flare Network plans to carry out a soft fork of the XRP chain and a snapshot taken to determine the distribution of the Spark Tokens. The distribution will be made to owners of XRP who store their digital assets on exchanges and/or private wallets.
At the time of writing, only the Bitrue Exchange has confirmed that it will be supporting the Spark Token airdrop. The exchange announced their intention to support the Spark Token distribution via the following tweet.
According to Flare, over 5,400 XRP accounts holding over 295 Million XRP have set up to claim the Spark Token. More information on how to claim Spark Tokens can be found on the Flare Network website.
With regards as to whether the airdrop is safe or not, Bitrue supporting the event is one way of judging its legitimacy. Furthermore, the CTO of Ripple, David Schwartz, gave the following response on Twitter, regarding the safety of the Spark token distribution event.
They're basically just asking you attach a note to your account on the XRP Ledger specifying where you want the tokens to go.