Bitcoin users losing money to hackers, shutdowns

@Independent_ie had an exclusive with #bitcoinsurvey2016 at  . Report published @ 3pmish

  • More than one in six bitcoin users worldwide has lost money as a result of hackers or exchange shutdowns, a new survey by an Irish company has found.
  • The age profile of bitcoin users is heavily male with a small proportion of female bitcoin users, and mainly falling within the early 20s to late 40s bracket, and few respondents under the age of 18,” said Mr McCormick.
  • “When asked about gambling bitcoin, 44pc of respondents said they have gambled with bitcoin.
  • “We wanted to stimulate debate about bitcoin by conducting this worldwide poll,” said Mr McCormick.
  • “Bitcoin is popular with users and is growing in popularity because it is seen as revolutionary, fast and anonymous.”

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@BTCinIreland: “@Independent_ie had an exclusive with #bitcoinsurvey2016 at . Report published @ 3pmish”


More than one in six bitcoin users worldwide has lost money as a result of hackers or exchange shutdowns, a new survey by an Irish company has found.


Bitcoin users losing money to hackers, shutdowns