To meet the increasing demands on support staff, the Trollbox has been disabled indefinitely and moderators have been reallocated to assist in support.
It really should have been expected as the moderators were dealing with endless requests for level 2 verification and other service issues that seemingly..if the posts in the Trollbox are to believed - were going on for some requests for service for weeks upon weeks. That said, Poloniex also posted a further explanation as to how the process of hiring qualified people who know compliance laws is time-consuming. That said, Polo is routinely handling 55,000+ online at the same time without too much if any problem in lag...a major issue recently during the pump-up of big money into cryptocurrencies at numbers much lower.
I'd expect someone to step in and start a PoloChat website before too long - with all it's problems...the Trollbox was a good source for CryptoNews and coins that were suddenly moving in price up or down.
In Other News
More and more companies are seeing the advantages of using the blockchain - and it appears that when the proper regulation comes...that it seems ready to work with the likes of Coinbase...with which it already has pilot projects.
Wall Street is figuring out ways to invest in portfolios of cryptos now that Bitcoin's influence in marketcap is waning - and others like Ripple and Ethereum and New Economy Movement are rising - minimum buy-in is 25,000 USD.
I've found a website that has already taken a BILLION bets on Dice and Roulette - one reason is that it gives you 500 satoshis to begin for FREE. Heck a lucky bet or two on Roulette and your talking real money (you'd need to cash out your bitcoin winnings of course) - why not Check It Out?
BTW - BITCOIN Mining is BACK at Genesis - they had suspended contracts for a spell. That said, they have RAISED the minimum payout to .001btc up from .0005btc - which means you'll need to wait on your payouts unless you buy in at a good level (I get paid about 120,000 satoshis every three days on my roughly 180.00fiat usd of Sha256 contracts with Genesis.) You can find the Genesis Mining links on this page.
Oh..by the way..here's my new webpage dedicated to getting Bitcoin into your life
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