They’re talking about us:

“”People are afraid to see their assets completely frozen if they sue Bitfinex too early,” said 28-year-old Nathan Bourgeois, who is based in France and moderates a 2,000-member traders’ messaging group called Whaleclub under the username dr Helmut.” Read more…

Reuters article republished:

“The exchange would go on to develop a positive reputation among traders for peer-to-peer margin trading facilities that offered users access to a key source of liquidity. According to exchange and trading experts, it was this aspect that both fueled interest in the platform and gave traders a reason to first engage on the website. BTC VIX, an admin at bitcoin trading club Whale Club, believes that this innovation helped boost the exchange’s profile”. Read more…

“How much is he dumping?”The phrase comes to surface amid a collection of voices, most discussing the unknown trader. The room focuses on his (or her) observable market influence, dissecting how and why he closed all his short positions for signs of strategy.“He was defending that position,” one of the voices says with authority. “That price should have gone up on the ratio, it didn’t. I think it was him dumping.”Whether he’s Clowncontrol, Gregcron or Barry White, or one of a host of other usernames that dot the screen, is unclear.” Read more…

“Chris Ellis of ProTip – Not Just Made In China, handmade Bitcoin Fullnodes to support the decentralization of the bitcoin network and the ProTip fundraiser at StartJOIN.com. Chris demonstrates how the Fullnode works and discusses his plans to send them to places around the world, like Botswana. The Bitcoin Fullnode project would not have been possible without the support of Whaleclub Teamspeak, in particular: Alex Kosinski (@PQMerkle) and Drak (@BTCDrak)” Read more…