(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Leading Bitcoin mining company CloudHashing.com has announced a Mt. Gox customer relief effort by offering an exclusive discount on mining contracts to distressed Mt. Gox customers.
Mt. Gox customers can start earning Bitcoins immediately after purchasing a CloudHashing.com mining contract.
As reported by Wired’s Robert McMillan in “The Inside Story of Mt. Gox, Bitcoin’s $460 Million Disaster” the longstanding Bitcoin exchange recently disclosed massive losses.
CloudHashing.com employee Lukas Gilkey, among several others, personally lost more than $40,000 overnight when Mt. Gox became insolvent. Gilkey and the CloudHashing.com team developed the Mt. Gox relief effort to support others like himself.
“I was angry and outraged by what happened, and I know many feel the same way. I wanted to create something to help people like me,” said Gilkey. “If we can come together as a community and help pick others up when they’re down, it will say a lot about who we are as a group and our commitment to one another’s success.”
Mt. Gox customers should email [email protected] with proof that they held an account with the exchange. Acceptable verification includes email correspondence or other communication (with account numbers or other sensitive information hidden) to qualify for the exclusive discount.
CloudHashing.com invites other Bitcoin businesses to launch similar initiatives to support the Bitcoin community.
“The Bitcoin community is a large family, and when a significant portion of this family is hurt, we need to rally behind them. As a trusted and established Bitcoin company, we felt an obligation to act. We believe in Bitcoin, and we believe in the Bitcoin community. We hope others will follow our lead,” said Emmanuel Abiodun, CloudHashing.com’s chief executive officer.
Bitcoin is an increasingly popular online currency and technology that is changing the way many are purchasing things online in the same way the Internet revolutionized how people connect to one another.
CloudHashing.com’s announcement comes on the heels of the company being featured in the New York Times article “Into the Bitcoin Mines” and in Data Center Knowledge “As Bitcoin Infrastructure Booms, Mining Heads to the Data Center”
Cloudhashing.com is a Bitcoin mining technology company where customers can purchase mining contracts and earn bitcoins via their website with no technical knowledge. It is a pioneer in the Bitcoin industry and was the first to introduce cloud-based Bitcoin mining. The London-based company has thousands of customers worldwide.