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GDAX can suspend Bitcoin trade

17 July 2017 09:28, UTC

According to Bitcoinist.com, GDAX cryptocurrency exchange has revealed its action plan in case of Bitcoin chain split: if BIP 148 (ссылка на Вероятность разделения биткойн-блокчейна на две цепи растет) gets stronger without sufficient support of the network or SegWit2x does not receive support - deposits, Bitcoin trade and their withdrawal will be temporarily suspended at the exchange.

GDAX General Manager Adam White explained that the exchange tries to protect interests of its clients that is why they will be guaranteed that their funds are safe. The above decision on suspension of Bitcoin transactions will be made after the exchange assesses technical risks posed by Soft Fork and other factors of network instability.