Cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, after the decision of the crypto currency exchange Binance and statements Shapeshift to delist Bitcoin SV also decided to abandon support for this cryptocurrency.
In his yesterday’s tweet, published April 15, ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees announced that the company has decided to stop supporting the BSV within 48 hours.
We stand with @binance and CZ”s sentiments. We’ve decided to delist Bitcoin SV #BSV from @ShapeShift_io within 48 hrs.
— Erik Voorhees (@ErikVoorhees) April 15, 2019
The crypto currency exchange Kraken are also allegedly considering the possibility of excluding from his list the BSV. But before the exchange has decided to conduct a survey among its users whether to remove the coin from the list or write for prices.
Should delist Bitcoin Kraken SV (BSV)? #delistbsv
— Kraken Exchange (@krakenfx) April 15, 2019
The reason for the adoption of radical measures
Officially declaring the exclusion of BSV from its platform, starting next week, Binance explained these actions by saying that she came to this decision only after a thorough analysis, noting that “we believe this best protects all of our users”.
This step comes just a few days after Changpeng Zhao, CEO of Binance, tweeted a warning that the exchange may exclude a coin BSV in response to the behavior of its Creator, Craig Wright, and his threats against those who call him a fraud.
Wright has appointed a reward of BSV in the amount of $5,000 for information regarding the disclosure of the identity of Hodlonaut that negatively reacted cryptologist on Twitter, creating the hashtag #WeAreAllHodlonaut to support the user.
Not all users of the delisting BSV found support. One commenter said that “these actions are similar to what PayPal at the time did with Wikileaks. As a maximalist BTC I don’t like it. It goes against what BTC means freedom”. As you know, in 2010 payment company PayPal has frozen the account of WikiLeaks, stating that it violates the TOS of PayPal.
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