According to the resource TheNextWeb, Bittrex is going to remove trading pairs with Bitcoin Gold. The reason for such drastic measures was the reluctance of BTG representatives to compensate the funds stolen from Bittrex due to a hacker attack aimed at Bitcoin Gold hash powers.
In May of this year, attackers managed to get hold of over half of Bitcoin Gold’s hashrate and then stole almost $20 million in this crypto from different exchanges, Bittrex as well. The exchange demanded from BTG team to replace assets taken from them. The BTG team stated that they were not “responsible for security policy within private entities like Bittrex”.
Our community asked us to comment on Bittrex's action regarding BTG. You can read our full response here: https://t.co/UZWaIFRwHb
— Bitcoin Gold [BTG] (@bitcoingold) September 3, 2018
No doubt, Bittrex is not happy about such a decision. Thus, in 2 weeks or so, Bitcoin Gold will disappear from this exchange.
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