Bitfinex to charge for recovery of deposit errors

Bitfinex exchange starts charging fees for recovery of deposit errors
24 August 2017   2233

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. to Mine for Charity

According to the calculations, if 10k computers will run the minning screensaver for 12 hours a day, the charity fund will receive $10k monthly
18 July 2018   99

Social platform for petitions announced the launch of a screensaver that mines Monero on users' computers. All tokens will be transferred to the charity fund of This is reported by Coindesk.

This initiative was launched in partnership with the marketing agency Tracelocke Brazil.

Representatives of report that the screensaver will consume resources only when users do not use the computer. According to their calculations, if 10 thousand computers will run the screensaver for 12 hours a day, the charity fund will be transferred $ 10 thousand monthly.

At the moment the program is available only for Windows users and the platform did not report on the release plans for the version for macOS.

Note that at the end of April, a similar action was launched by the Australian unit of the United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund; (UNICEF). The website "Page of Hope" mines Monero cryptocurrency.