Coinbase, the American crypto-exchange, said that members of Neutrino who had previously worked in the Hacking Team projects would leave the platform. Brian Armstrong, cryptocurrency exchanger CEO, reported this on the Coinbase official website at Medium.
On March 5th, Brian Armstrong posted a message stating that all former members of the Hacking Team will leave the Coinbase's office. According to the report, the reason for the refusal to cooperate is "their previous work contradicts the Coinbase mission."
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Recall that Cryptobit.Media has already written about the new DeleteCoinbase movement, which has evolved due to the purchase of the Italian Neutrino startup.
As reported by B. Armstrong, some members of the Neutrino team (namely, those who previously worked at the Hacking Team) will no longer cooperate with the exchange.
From Brian Armstrong's statement: "(...) we closely followed Neutrino’s technology and security, we didn’t properly evaluate everything in terms of our mission and values (...) It took us some time to get into this last week, and with the team Neutrino agreed: those who had previously worked at the Hacking Team (despite the fact that they don’t have a current Hacking Team membership) will leave Coinbase." – blog.coinbase, Medium.
In addition, Armstrong reported that, until recently, Coinbase collaborated with several third-party suppliers that provide analytics for the blockchainBlockchain
is a continuous and sequential block chain of information (digital linked list). When building a blockchain, copies of related blocks are simultaneously stored on multiple computers.Details. However, they did not support all assets for listing on the stock-exchange.
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"We checked the players, found that Neutrino had some of the best technologies in this area, and decided to buy them"
The Coinbase CEO said that those who had previously worked at the Hacking Team will leave Coinbase. Recall that the mass movement DeleteCoinbase began to unfold on Twitter.
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