Tag Archives: Bitfinex

Binance, Bitfinex, Bittrex Temporarily Say No to New Users

Binance, Bitfinex, Bittrex Temporarily Say No to New Users

With the surging price of cryptocurrencies, demand has reached the point where cryptocurrency exchanges are completely swamped. This massive influx of users has led to major infrastructure concerns leading to the temporary closure of their registration portals. Throughout the last half of 2017, digital currency exchanges have posted record numbers of user signup. Binance is reporting the […]

Bitfinex Hires Law Firm to Challenge Critics

Bitfinex Hires Law Firm to Challenge Critics

Bitfinex has hired the law firm of Steptoe & Johnson and is threatening legal action against a pseudonymous blogger and others who it says have made false claims about the bitcoin exchange. In a statement, Bitfinex said it hired Steptoe to respond to such claims with “appropriate action,” including “possible litigation” against “various parties.” Jason Weinstein, […]

Bitfinex and Tether Break Silence, Go on Media Offensive

Bitfinex and Tether Break Silence, Go on Media Offensive

After months of radio silence, Bitfinex, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, and Tether, the issuer of a dollar-pegged cryptocurrency, are responding to accusations of mismanagement. In a statement emailed late Thursday to reporters, Ronn Torossian, a newly hired outside spokesman for both companies, blamed “questionable actors” for raising doubts about their financials and controls. Notwithstanding […]