A brief history of Mt. Gox, the $3B Bitcoin tragedy that just won’t end


Mt. Gox’s ex-owner Mark Karpelès is due to face court in Japan
this Friday, which means the long-running case of its “missing”
Bitcoin is reaching a crescendo. It’s been over five years since
Mt. Gox filed for bankruptcy, and it’s a pretty messed up story.
Climbing Mt. Gox Mt. Gox was one of the first Bitcoin exchanges on
the web, but it wasn’t always related to cryptocurrency. Back in
2007, programmer Jed McCaleb purchased the mtgox.com domain for an
online trading platform for virtual cards used in the game Magic:
The Gathering. Fast forward a few years to 2010, and…


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A brief history of Mt. Gox, the B Bitcoin tragedy that just won’t end