Just recently, the owner of Bitcoin.com, publicly announced that his firm is not for sale. Bitcoin.com is a prominent cryptocurrency wallet, mining, and news provider. The firm has gained a lot of recognition and adoption over the course of time and the news of the firm’s sale somewhat concerning.
However, the owner of Bitcoin.com has completely turned down the reports against the sale of the company. He clarified that the company has been performing really well and there is no way that he would ever be selling the company.
According to reports, Bitcoin.com ended up appearing as a premium domain on GoDaddy, as up for purchase. As per sources, the domain started appearing for sale through the platform on Monday, April 5, 2021.
GoDaddy is known all over the world for being the largest registrar for domains. The domain for Bitcoin.com appeared to be available for purchase at a price of a minimum of $100 million.
Right after the incident, the owner of Bitcoin.com, Roger Ver, took it to the Twitter platform to reach out to GoDaddy. Through the Twitter platform, he reached out to GoDaddy and demanded to take the listing of Bitcoin.co off their platform for purchase.
In the Tweet, Roger Ver intimated to the higher-ups of GoDaddy that the listing needs to be removed at the earliest. He stated that the listing of Bitcoin.com being on sale is literally damaging the name and reputation of his brand.
For several years, Roger Ver has been a dedicated investor in cryptocurrencies. He has been linked with the investment sector for cryptocurrencies since early 2011. Following the announcement of the listing, Ver also reached out to one of the crypto-news platforms “Cointelegraph” confirming that the listing posted by GoDaddy is fake.
He stated that as per him it seems to be an attempt by BTC maximalists in order to hamper the reputation and demand of BCH. He stated that this is not the first time they have tried to mingle with Bitcoin.com and tried to destroy its public image.
Prior to the recent incident, the BTC maximalists had attempted to bombard Bitcoin.com emails with spam and the concerning part is that the Bitcoin.com emails seem to be receiving them even to this day.
According to the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) enthusiasts and proponents, the concept of the digital asset is closer to the ideology of Satoshi Nakamoto that Bitcoin (BTC) ever was.
As per the data analyzing firms, the price of BCH token has gained an 11.3% increase on Monday. At the time of writing, the price of the BCH token is trading at $624 per token.
At the time of writing, the listing which showed that Bitcoin.com was up for grabs has completely been removed by the GoDaddy management.