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    BitGo Engineer Jameson Lopp Swatted for Bitcoin Views

    Jameson Lopp, an engineer with BitGo, was the victim of swatting after someone called in a fake hostage situation to the police. It’s nothing new to see an argument break out on the internet. In fact, it’s insanely routine, but a lot of people do take it too far and engage in massive flame wars and even more. A disturbing trend called “swatting” has emerged over the last few years, which occurs when someone phones

    · October 18, 2017 · 12:00 pm
  • Coinbase 100% Overspends On Fees, Loses Up To '15 BTC Per Hour' Bitcoin, Companies, News, News teaser

    Coinbase 100% Overspends On Fees, Loses Up To ’15 BTC Per Hour’

    Coinbase has been described as “hemorrhaging money” this week after data showed it had been paying double transaction fees. Fees Glitch Adds To Coinbase Woes The overspending, likely due to a software problem, is the latest in a series of technical mishaps for the exchange and wallet provider. BitGo engineer Jameson Lopp originally raised the alarm Friday noting “something weird” was occurring on the Bitcoin network, tweeting: 12 hours ago an entity began sending BTC transactions

    · July 16, 2017 · 9:30 am