Today about 11 a.m. cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced that buying and selling Bitcoins (BTC) are “intermittently available”.
The notice on the website Coinbase says:
“The current problem with one of our processes leads to the fact that option buying and selling Bitcoin is currently unavailable. Our team is working on fixing the problem as soon as possible to restore full service. Coinbase customers can observe failures buying or selling BTC before until this issue is resolved. We apologize for all the inconvenience”
The official tweet from Coinbase Support, reporting a technical problem caused a lot of negative comments from users. Some claim that their funds have been frozen long before that.
[status] Investigating: A recurring issue with one of our processes is causing Bitcoin buys and sells to become tem… https://t.co/Zc5he85Q8h— Coinbase Support (@CoinbaseSupport) 28 February 2018
Earlier this month, Coinbase has technical problems of another nature. Customers who used credit or debit cards, watched the re-debiting of commissions in their Bank statements. Visa payment system took full responsibility for the incident, denying rumors of involvement in the exchange. The statement did not explain what was connected unauthorized charges.
On may 25 last year, the Coinbase website is temporarily not working. As management said, the reason for this was “unprecedented volume of traffic”.
In mid-January, problems arose and cryptocurrency exchange Kraken, which remained inaccessible more than two days after the planned two-hour service was delayed due to a detected error in the workflow.