Bitfinex to charge for recovery of deposit errors

Bitfinex exchange starts charging fees for recovery of deposit errors
24 August 2017   1663

One of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges, Bitfinex, has announced the changes in its fee policy. 

Thus, starting from Friday, August 25th, the exchange will charge its customers for the recovery of the deposit errors, such as depositing BCH to a BTC address and vice versa for a $25 fee.

However, the exchange urges users to be extremely careful when making deposits, since, although the funds can be restored, this is not a guarantee:

The community's reaction is quite diverse. From the one hand, some claim that this is such a greedy move from the exchange:

From the other hand, others fairly notice that it won't affect responsible users:

Although anyone can make a mistake, such a move of the exchange will at least relieve it of deposits on microscopic amounts and will allow hiring more employees for the support service. 

Swansea Hosts Blockchain and Distributed Energy Conference

The BEW'18, which will be held on February 19, 2018 in Swansea, UK, is a must-attend for people who are interested in the cutting edge of blockchain
19 February 2018   179

The Blockchain Energy Wales'18 Conference will be held on February 19, 2018 in Swansea, United Kingdom.

The conference will introduce Klenergy and their Pylon Network, which is a decentralised energy exchange platform powered by renewable energy. The BEW'18 is a must-attend for people who are interested in the cutting edge of blockchain, distributed energy, peer2peer and smart technology.

BEW conference location swanseaBEW'18 Exact Location

Location: TechHub Swansea, 221 Stryd Fawr, Swansea SA1 1NW, UK
Time: from 9AM to 1.30PM

The headline speakers include Paul Harwood, Basicincome supporter and advocate, and David Clubb, director of RUKCymru and head of digital RenewableUK.

The agenda of the conference is as follows: Blockchain technology and its application in the energy sector, future of blockchain wallet systems, buildings as power stations, building the open-source co-operation protocol for the energy sector, and more.