After the exchange of encryption, Binance's decision to eliminate Bitcoin SV (BSV), the anonymous change ShapeShift also decided to eliminate the cryptocurrency, with Kraken considering to follow his example.
in a cheep published on April 15, ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees revealed that the company made the decision to stop including BSV:
"We are with the feelings of @binance and CZ. We have decided to remove Bitcoin SV #BSV from @ShapeShift_io within 48 hours. "
The announcement provoked a negative response from some members of the community, and one commentator said that "this action, for its part, causes PayPal to ignore Wikileaks, as a BTC maximalist I do not like it, it goes against what BTC means" In 2010, the PayPal payment services company froze the WikiLeaks account, claiming it was violating PayPal's terms of service.
Exchange of cryptocurrencies Kraken is also apparently considering the possibility of eliminating BSV, taking aware A survey in which you ask if you should drop the coin or if you should save to discover the price.
Earlier today, Binance officially announced that it will stop trading on BSV starting next week. The firm explained that only one currency is excluded after an in-depth review, noting that "[w]"We believe that this protects all our users better."
The move comes a few days after Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao, also known in the industry as CZ, tweeted a warning that the exchange could eliminate BSV in response to the behavior of its creator Craig Wright. "Craig Wright is not Satoshi. More of this shit, we delist ourselves! "CZ said.
The CZ statement is presumably a reaction to that of Wright, famous in the industry for making multiple claims to be the creator of Bitcoin (BTC) Satoshi Nakamoto, recent action against Hodlnaut, the Twitter user behind the Lightning Torch initiative.
Wright had established a reward of $ 5,000 in BSV for information on the identity of Hodlnaut. The cryptocurrency community reacted on Twitter by creating the hashtag #WeAreAllHodlonaut, to show compatibility with the now deleted account.
BSV is the result of an update of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) last November, when the block chain of the currency was divided in two during the hard bifurcation. The protocol update had divided the BCH community into two camps, as there were two dominant proposals for the implementation of the BCH network in the form of Bitcoin ABC, represented by Roger Ver, and Bitcoin SV, which was managed by Wright. .