A Transfer Bungle Results in Bitcoiner Losing Almost $100k worth of BTC 0 21

A Redditor has recently communicated to all his fellow Redditors as well as the cryptocurrency users to be very vigilant with their crypto-passwords. He advised all the fellow crypto-users not to be over-confident and act vigilantly when dealing with their cryptocurrency credentials.

The user revealed to the entire cryptocurrency/Reddit community that his single mistake/negligence cost him a fortune. He informed that he ended up losing the password to the cryptocurrency wallet he had his Bitcoin (BTC) stored.

The Bitcoiner who ended up losing his password for the crypto-wallet goes by the username “Onnar” on Reddit. He confirmed to the entire crypto/Reddit community that he lost access to around 2.6 Bitcoin (BTC). At the time of publication, the 2.6 BTC translates to around $97,000. He confirmed that he realized this while he was making the transfer of his wallet from one computer to the newly bought computer.

Onnar stated that he carried out formatting the drive of his old computer without even doing a thorough check on it. He did not remember at that time that he had to check the password manager to see whether the password to the wallet was there or not.

After finishing up the transition, he proceeded onto opening his password manager to get the password to his Bitcoin (BTC) wallet. That is when he realized that he had not saved the password to his Bitcoin (BTC) wallet keys into the password manager. The user stated that he searched everywhere to see if he could find the password keys for the Bitcoin (BTC) but all in vain. He looked everywhere for almost an hour but none of the data he had contained the password.

The user Onnar took the entire blame onto himself stating that it is 100% his own fault for being too clumsy and hasty with things. Onnar stated that there is a possibility that his wallet password was copied into the password manager but it was not saved automatically.

Onnar stated that it has been more than one and a half weeks since he lost the password to his wallet. Since then, he has been searching constantly in all these remaining drives with hopes that he may be able to find the password. He informed that for now, he has not had any luck in finding the password to the wallet but is hopeful of finding it somehow.

However, the user received a lot of empathies from fellow Reddit users. There were many users who told Onnar about their own stories. They told him how they had accidentally lost their cryptocurrencies as well. One particular user “notmattdamon1” stated that he had faced something very similar to Onnar. However, the money he lost due to the mistake was way lower than what Onnar has lost.

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Bitcoin Will Drop Down to $20k a Piece, Says the Guggenheim CIO 0 8

It was just two weeks ago when Bitcoin (BTC) prices were hitting their all-time high of $41k per Bitcoin (BTC). Then suddenly the prices of Bitcoin (BTC) starting dropping significantly. In a matter of 48-hours, the price of Bitcoin (BTC) came down by $11k only to bounce back to $35k in the next couple of hours.

However, since the set-back, Bitcoin (BTC) has been having a hard time keeping up. Although there were many analysts who predicted Bitcoin’s price drop was due, yet they stated that it will grow in price again. Right after the plunge, Bitcoin (BTC) did manage to make a comeback but it was not a long-lived success.

In a matter of days, Bitcoin (BTC) again came all the way down to $33k per Bitcoin (BTC) and then again bounced back. Just a few days back Bitcoin (BTC) managed to go all the way up to $38k per Bitcoin (BTC). However, it is again sitting at $33k apiece, which goes onto show exactly how volatile Bitcoin (BTC) has become.

Bitcoin (BTC) has again become extremely volatile in the past two weeks. As it keeps showing the volatile nature, many investors have started growing uncertain about its stability. There are many investors who have already sold their Bitcoin (BTC) with fears of facing another plunge since 2017.

Based on the above case, one of the senior executives at Guggenheim Partners has made his prediction around Bitcoin (BTC) price. According to the executive, Bitcoin (BTC) is currently destined to go all the way down to $20k per BTC. No matter how many times it fluctuates and it manages to go up, Bitcoin (BTC) will eventually drop down to $20k per BTC.

According to the Guggenheim executive, Scott Minerd, Bitcoin (BTC) will not be able to hit an all-time high for the rest of the year 2021. Minerd shared his views around the price of Bitcoin (BTC) in an episode of the “Closing Bell” show airing on CNBC.

Minerd predicted that after hitting an all-time high of $41k per BTC, it is highly unlikely for Bitcoin (BTC) to again hit an all-time high in the running year.

Although Minerd has made this prediction around Bitcoin (BTC) price looking at the current situation, it does not mean that he has started criticizing Bitcoin (BTC).

According to him, Bitcoin (BTC) is still one of the most reliable investment assets and will continue to grow with respect to the adoption rate. Despite his recent comment about Bitcoin (BTC) taking a plunge down to $20k per Bitcoin (BTC), he still maintains his stance on another prediction.

Minerd has predicted that one day, Bitcoin (BTC) will manage to hit the $400k per BTC mark.

Dubai Regulatory Authority to Introduce Cryptocurrency Regulations 0 8

It was almost 11 years ago when the cryptocurrency industry was introduced to the entire world with the launch of Bitcoin (BTC). At that time, the industry was strongly opposed by the regulatory authorities as well as financial institutions.

The need for the cryptocurrency industry was felt when the traditional finance institutions had started taking too much control of people’s personal information. It was the financial institutions that had started dictating people and putting too much pressure on people.

That was the time when there was a need for an alternative to the traditional financial system to be established. A system that granted people the authority to control how much of the personal information they wanted to share with the providers. The cryptocurrency industry was developed on a decentralized platform that did not appreciate the interference of third parties. Whether it was a sale, purchase, or trade, there were no intermediaries involved on this platform.

However, the financial institutions as well as many countries started opposing the idea and were not ready to adopt the platform. As time went by, the cryptocurrency industry has grown enormous and has reached a cryptocurrency community of 200 million active users.

Just recently, the cryptocurrency industry hit a market capitalization of $1 trillion. This has brought the cryptocurrency industry into the spotlight and countries from around the world have started adopting the industry.

One of the recent countries that are looking forward to welcoming cryptocurrency on its soil is Dubai. According to the recent reports, the major regulatory authorities from Dubai are currently in the process of composing the regulatory guidelines in the country.

The Dubai regulatory agencies involved in the process include the Dubai International Financial Centre and the Financial Services Authority. These regulatory authorities are currently involved in enhancing the regulatory structure as well as the regulations in the country.

The Dubai Financial Services Authority has revealed that it is planning to ready and launch the regulatory framework for diverse digital assets for the years 2021 and 2022. The announcement was made by the DFSA on the working of the digital assets regulatory framework on January 18, 2021.

Once the new regulatory infrastructure is released and implemented, it will turn out to be very essential for the cryptocurrency industry in Dubai. It will allow the cryptocurrency firms in the country to provide their services on a larger scale. They will be able to offer investors more trading assets and will also be able to target businesses and enterprises in the country.

Most importantly, the firms will have full support from the Dubai regulatory authorities in the expansion of new services being introduced in the Bitcoin (BTC) verse.

The DFSA has announced that it will be publishing two consultation papers that will be public for commenting and feedback.

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