27 Feb '14, 7pm

Too Big To Fail? Crypto-Community Calls For Mt. Gox Bitcoin Bailout: The collapse of Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox

The collapse of Bitcoin exchange Mt. Gox is already being described as Bitcoin’s “Lehman Brothers moment”, with the phrase “too big to fail” following close behind. Only this time, no politician is going to call for a bailout. After protesters began to gather in Tokyo to demand their money back from Mt. Gox, rumors began to swirl that perhaps CEO Mark Karpeles had found investors who were willing to step in and save the day. After a brief moment of elation, these hopes were dashed. If Mt. Gox could collapse so quickly, the world wondered, how could anyone trust Bitcoin again? Now that the dust has begun to settle, the crypto-community is discussing solutions of its own. With no central bank or government likely to do anything but send the cops in to cuff alleged wrongdoers, a few of Bitcoin’s most passionate supporters are discussing bailing out Mt. Gox themselves. The wor...

Full article: http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasperhamill/2014/02/27/too-b...

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