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Thu, 2017/12/07 - 2:20pm | Your editor
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Today the Slovenian exchange called Nice Hash was hit by a hacker. Slovenia is a newish Balkan country which runs the northwestern-most part of former Yugoslavia. This new country produced the beautiful Melania Trump although when she was born it did not yet exist. It also produced the now Italian mother-in-law of one of my nephews. In that part of the world, borders suffer from variable geography.

Nice Hash was a bitcoin exchange whose main clientele was from across the border in Italy, which has a frequently deserved reputation for having lots criminal mafias. From Italy or somewhere else, hackers stole 4,700 bitcoins. At present quoted prices for the crypto-currency that amounts to $70.5 million. It is only one of several thousand unregulated bitcoin exchanges.

 

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