back to article FTX Japan would let customers withdraw funds … if only anyone could log in

FTX's Japanese outpost has teased good news for investors in the collapsed and disgraced trading platform – then dashed their hopes. The crypto exchange's Japanese outpost was thought to be in better shape than the rest of the company, thanks to Japan's regulations that require such operations to hold more assets than other …

  1. Potemkine! Silver badge
    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Re: Something is rotten in the state of Denmark

      I honestly expected to have seen by this point some promises to return the donations. Not a sound. Time to throw out the crooks and elect new crooks.

  2. Howard Sway Silver badge

    in a state of general functional failure

    What an amazing coincidence that all your machines failed at the exact same time that people wanted to withdraw their money.

    1. Michael Wojcik Silver badge

      Re: in a state of general functional failure

      I suspect the problem is they relied on web services provided by FTX or FTX.US, most or all of which are apparently now broken. Molly White reported that NFTs issued using the FTX.US platform were broken by the update the FTX.US's website that posted the bankruptcy notice.

      (I'd make a web3 joke, but my guess is these were all regular old web 2.0 RESTful or RESTish JSON services.)

  3. The Oncoming Scorn Silver badge

    "I would feel like it was my duty to appear before the committee"

    Spoken like a true stroppy spoiled man-child, hoping he can wiggle out of appearing.

  4. Sorry that handle is already taken. Silver badge
    1. Michael Wojcik Silver badge

      Molly White's work is by far the best thing to emerge from the entire cryptocurrency / DeFi movement.

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