Hong Kong-based Bitfinex unexpectedly went offline for all users this morning, afterwards citing problems with “connectivity.”
Initially, the company wrote that the platform was unavailable only “to some users” and apologized for the inconvenience, without specifying a cause for the outage.
However, about thirty minutes later, Bitfinex clarified that it had gone offline for all of its users, citing a “poor […] choice of wording” as the reason for the misinformation. The full statement reads:
“We apologise for our previous tweet. In the rush to make users aware of our issue promptly, we were poor in the choice of wording. We can confirm Bitfinex is offline to all users. Please be assured that funds are safe. We will…
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