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Data Shows Crypto Exchange Volume May Not Equate to Website Traffic

“High trading volume does not necessarily equate to a high website traffic and engagement ranking compared to all online websites” writes Benjamin Pirus for cointelegraph.com. CoinMarketCap lists Coinbase Pro as the 52nd highest volume exchange, a rather low ranking considering the platform’s Alexa ranking.In terms of reported volume, however, Binance sits in fifth place on popular price and data website CoinMarketCap.Still, the exchange posts notable traffic, although it sits below Coinbase in terms of reported volume posted on CoinMarketCap, ranked at 62.Based on the above data, exchanges that posted the…

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BitMEX Email Data Leak Fallout Is Serious, Many Users Already Affected

“According to data provider Skew, personal information belonging to 22,000 BitMEX users has likely been exposed online” writes Shiraz Jagati for cointelegraph.com. This has led people to believe that some or all of the leaked customer data might have been sold online to illicit third-party individuals.BitMEX went on to temporarily disable withdrawals for customers who had changed their account passwords or security details following the email address leak.According to Larry Cermak, director of research for The Block, BitMEX’s recent data compromise coincided with an email dump of around 30,000 addresses…

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What do BitMEX’s Email Leaks Mean for Users & the Industry?

“Within hours of the email leaks, a number of other cryptocurrency exchanges began advising their users to change their email addresses and passwords” writes Rachel Mcintosh for financemagnates.com. In other words, if your name is Alex Smith, and your birthdate is March 17th, 1979, don’t use “[email protected]” as your exchange email address.Eric Benz, CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Changelly, agreed that the list could potentially be used by government agencies. Source: financemagnates.com

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BitMEX on User Info Leak: No Data Was Disclosed Beyond Emails

“BitMEX, the biggest crypto exchange by trade volume to date, says that no other data except email addresses has been disclosed in a recent email leak” writes Helen Partz for cointelegraph.com. Apologizing for the concern caused by the leak, the exchange added that none of BitMEX’s core systems were at risk at any point.BitMEX stressed that they only send mass emails to all users on a rare occasion and only when absolutely necessary, claiming that the exchange has not sent any bulk emails since 2017. Source: cointelegraph.com

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BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes Says Traders Could Lose Weekends, Lunch Breaks

“BitMEX CEO and co-founder Arthur Hayes says traditional traders may lose their lunch breaks and weekends as digital finance is going to change everything, including workplaces” writes Gerhard Brits for cointelegraph.com. Once the Fed gets religion again, get ready for #bitcoin $20,000,” Hayes tweeted. Source: cointelegraph.com

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Crypto Futures News Platforms 

Binance Futures Daily Trading Volume Over $150M in Invite-Only Mode

“During the competition, Binance said it would provide all participants with 100,000 USDT tokens in simulated funds on both Binance futures platforms, for testing purposes only” writes Ana Alexandre for cointelegraph.com. The 24-hour trading volume of major cryptocurrency exchange Binance’s futures markets has exceeded $150 million denominated in Tether (USDT).Following the platform’s launch, the team at Seychelles-registered crypto exchange BitMEX accused Binance of plagiarizing BitMEX documents as part of its futures testnet launch.On Sept. 10, a Reddit user published their findings on Binance’s futures markets performance.Over the past 24 hours…

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