Blockchain.com Wallet Latest to #DelistBSV

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Blockchain.com, one of the oldest non-custodial wallet services on the web, has decided to #delistBSV. While the official note on the subject offers no justification or reasoning, Blockchain CEO Peter Smith posted a few Tweets earlier today which indicate the philosophical drive for the decision:

At @blockchain, we added support for close out only transactions (sell, send) for #BSV in January in the @blockchain Wallet and have encouraged users to sell or take their #BSV elsewhere…

— Peter Smith (@OneMorePeter) April 15, 2019

In the next thirty days, we will end even close out support for #BSV transactions. To use #BSV, go somewhere else! https://t.co/PCsbtn3MHG https://t.co/oSN19wIWre

— Peter Smith (@OneMorePeter) April 15, 2019

and really, arguments about which project is best aside, I hope we can almost all agree that there is something better to spend our time as an industry than CW drama and #BSV

— Peter Smith (@OneMorePeter) April 15, 2019

We felt it was important to respond to users requests to enable access to their BSV tokens, and built a limited way to do so without a long-term commitment to #BSV

— Peter Smith (@OneMorePeter) April 15, 2019

Smith told CCN:

We added support for close out (only) transactions (i.e. sell, send) for BSV in January and encouraged users to sell or take their BSV to another platform. We felt it was important to respond to users requests to enable access to their BSV tokens, and build a limited way to do so without a long-term commitment to BSV.

Officially, though, Blockchain.com informs users that there will be no support in their wallet for Bitcoin SV in the coming days.

Were invested in the long-term health of the crypto ecosystem and are mindful to support cryptocurrencies that are reliable, safe, and convenient. Since January weve offered limited support for Bitcoin Cash SV (BSV) and have been closely monitoring activity of the BSV network since the hard fork in November. After careful consideration, we have determined to end all support of BSV within the Blockchain Wallet ...

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