26 Jan '15, 7pm

The first U.S. bitcoin exchange is now open

The first U.S. bitcoin exchange is now open

Now Coinbase is entering the exchange market as well, and hoping to provide legitimacy and security that foreign competitors have lacked. Mt. Gox, a Japanese exchange that once handled 70% of all bitcoin transactions , lost nearly $500 million in bitcoins in a hacking attack and closed in 2014. In January 2015, UK-based exchange Bitstamp announced it lost nearly $5 million when its wallet system was breached. These and similar incidents have inspired new bitcoin regulatory proposals , a warning from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and the mistrust of non-enthusiasts.

Full article: http://time.com/money/3682313/coinbase-bitcoin-exchange/

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