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What else? Talk about the biggest ever Gox-block.

Who doesn't hate it when that happens to you.

Fortunately or unfortunately for the long-term bitcoin community at large, it looks like Mt. Gox has shuttered its site, perhaps for good.  Untold millibits may have just been lost to perhaps the greatest bitcoin heist in history.  Only time will tell for sure.  Whatever the outcome, it doesn't look good for those traders who got caught holding the bag.

But not all news in the industry is bad, there's plenty of other activity which has been happening in the shadow of bigger events.  Cyprus' first bitcoin bank has opened, Playboy has begun accepting bitcoin on one of their sites and an exchange for institutional investors may be in the works.

Come chat up the news, or just sip tea and think about how cheap coins are now.

As always, a suggested donation of 1 or 2 m฿ is welcome to defray the costs of meetup.com registration.

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  • Charley M.

    Was great talking Bitcoin with everyone. Some things did sound a bit familiar though... http://youtu.be/FV_kP91hJ7g

    Until next time Satoshis!! :D

    March 5, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Sorry to have missed another one. I am playing nurse.

    How'd it go? How was the location?

    March 4, 2014

  • Ted L.

    Great news! Karpeles found the lost keys to the cold wallet in his couch cushions while looking for the remote!

    Ok, perhaps that's in poor taste. Too soon?

    1 · March 1, 2014

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