BitMEX exposed thousands of client emails, but big OTC traders say they're unfazed

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  • BitMEX accidentally sent out a mass email containing users’ email addresses
  • Later in the day, its Twitter account was jeopardized
  • Large OTC traders say they don’t care. They’re sticking with the firm
It was an interesting Friday morning for cryptocurrency exchange giant BitMEX.  The Hong Kong-based derivatives exchange sent a mass email to users with their email addresses exposed. Vivien Khoo, the company’s chief operating officer, told The Block that while the email was sent to “the majority” of the firm’s users, not all of its clients’ […]

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Aug 11, 2021, 5:18PM UTC