2016/10/20 8:07 AM

Technical problems and increasing transaction wait times on the Ethereum network have led popular cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift to remove all Ethereum-based assets from their platform.

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ShapeShift Says Goodbye to Ethereum

As ShapeShift’s blog states:

“As some are aware, there have been ongoing malicious attacks on the Ethereum network over the past week or two. The attacks are changing and evolving, and as one vector is fixed, others are opened up. This struggle could continue for a while, unfortunately, though we’re confident Ethereum will emerge stronger. What this means for our users is this: Anyone doing an order with Ethereum (or Ethereum-based assets — Reputation REP, Digix DGD and SingularDTV SNGLS) should expect considerable delays in their order processing. Generally, Ethereum-based transactions are simply taking hours (or even a day or two) to get into…

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