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I had money on MtGox, can I get it back?

From what I understand mtgox lost bitcoins but I had traded the bitcoins for dollars before the bankruptcy. Am I understanding it correctly or am I wrong?
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MtGox bancruptcy: Filing proof of claims

I owned bitcoins at mtgox during bankruptcy, am I a creditor and thus have to file a proof of claim?
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What is Mt. Gox's YubiKeys' “configuration protection access code”?

Does anyone know if Mt. Gox, now that they're bankrupt, has released their YubiKey's "configuration protection access code" (cf. this)? If so, we could reprogram the free YubiKeys they sent us and use ...
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How is Coinbase any different than Mt Gox?

Apparently Coinbase handles the private keys for your wallet which allows them to easily handle buying and selling. As Coinbase is a hosted wallet, we do not provide users with their private ...
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Class action suit against Mt. Gox?

This NY Times article says a Chicago law firm is representing Mt. Gox customers in a lawsuit against that company. I had a small about of bitcoin in a Mt. Gox account. The law firm has not contacted ...
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Was the claim of finding 180-200k bitcoins MtGox issued confirmed?

On March 2014, MtGox allegedly reported the finding of 180-200k bitcoins "lying around" in some wallet. Was it really confirmed? The amount of speculation and click-grabbing media reports make it ...
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Mt. Gox losses for tax purposes

If I put $50 into Mt. Gox in February 2013, made multiples trades from BTC to USD and back, always remaining in the Mt. Gox system, and then lost all of it in the March bankruptcy, how do I handle ...
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What would a new exchange need to be better than the rest?

If a new crypto v crypto exchange were to be built and launched. What would tempt you to use it rather than what you currently use? Or what improvements would you like to see from the way things work ...
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ANXBTC.com / MTGOX v2 API “Authentication”

I've signed up with ANXBTC.com and I'm trying to learn the API (based off MTGOX v2 API): http://docs.anxv2.apiary.io/ In order to issue commands, there needs to be authentication. I have a ...
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transfer funds from Mt.Gox after the crash of 2014 [closed]

By now, 25/03/2014, you can view your funds on the Mt. Gox website. I have some euro's parked over there. Is there a way to transfer them. Is there a procedure you can follow?
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Past verification requirements of Mt.Gox - data security after hacker attack [duplicate]

A hacker claims he has got all personal data of Mt.Gox customers. I guess the verification was done through their web form. Can someone remember what were the verification requirements? I guess they ...
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What can a US citizen do regarding the theft of Mt Gox PII data (Passports, etc) [closed]

A hacker is selling Personally Identifiable information (PII) stolen from Mt Gox. What can a US citizen do to protect their identity? What steps should they take? Should a passport be cancelled? ...
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mtgox failure… any implications for bitcoin/ecurrency protocol design?

last heard, estimates are Mtgox lost about ~$┬ŻB ... apparently the current bitcoin market cap is around ~$8B ie Mtgox failure roughly somewhere around 1/16th the entire market cap of bitcoin, a ...
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MtGox money completely lost? [duplicate]

Given the recent events and today's news about MtGox filing for bankruptcy, is my money on MtGox completely lost? and what are my options now?
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Does the Mt Gox attack constitute theft of Bitcoins or just a Denial-of-Service attack?

What's being reported on the news is that millions of Bitcoins were stolen from Mt Gox. But the Bitcoin Foundation blog says something different: https://bitcoinfoundation.org/blog/?p=422 ...
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Why is the disappearance of Mt Gox a problem?

I'm sorry if this is a stupid question, I'm not a bitcoin user and may lack important information. My understanding was that each bitcoin user has a wallet on his harddrive or wherever, where he ...
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I have/had 31 bitcoins on MtGox; What are my options now?

After reading the joint-statement on blockchain, and the fact MtGox is down now, I am scared, what are my options? Is there anyone who can help me in my situation? I purchased those coins for 800$. ...
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Huge price difference between mtgox and others - why?

I know mtgox is imposing halts of withdrawals at the moment but i just cant understand this chart (see bellow - taken on 21.2.14 21:37 GMT), surely if i can buy btc on mtgox and A) Then spend them ...
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exchange auditing

Is it possible to verify or audit an exchange (for eg. mnt gox) to determine how much bitcoin they have on deposit? For example, they could publish one or more bitcoin wallet addresses and by ...
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Possible to buy bitcoin at MtGox at $259 and sell for $635 at BitStamp at 18th February 2014? [duplicate]

So would it really be possible to buy bitcoin at MtGox at $259 and sell for $635 at BitStamp at 18th February 2014? Because those are the bitcoin exchange prices at that moment?
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What is the NTX ID that Mt. Gox refer to in their Feb 17th Statement?

Mt. Gox have released a statement concerning their recent withdrawal problems. In order to launch the new system, we are going through the following steps: Re-indexing the entire ...
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Is this “transaction malleability” really an issue?

The well-known Bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox last week suspended all Bitcoin withdrawals because of "technical issues", which today have been better described in this press release. This looks like a ...
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Why does Mt gox BTC price discounted with other exchanges?

When ever the BTC prices are crashing, MT Gox prices are discounted. What is the logic behind it?
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MtGox Websocket Depth

I am confused as to what exactly the difference is between total_volume_int and change_int Using only total_volume_int produces incorrect results, total_volume_int +- change_int produces incorrect ...
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Confusion over BTC value - MtGox vs CoinDesk [duplicate]

I'm trying to find the current value of BTC. If I go to MtGox the ticker at the top says the average price is about $950 but at CoinDesk.com the daily high, low etc are all $100 cheaper... Both are ...
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I have made MTGox BTC withdrawal my Btc disapeard from MTGox but didnt get to the destination address

I tried to withdrawal BTC from my mtgox account but it didnt happen. 6 days allready and no response from MTGox support can i do somthing ?
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MtGox Transaction IDs are internal or bitcoin issued? [duplicate]

Why did MtGox issue me a transaction ID (and charge a fee) for funds that have not "transacted" to the address I provided (but have been withdrawn from MtGox)? Do they issue some kind of internal ...
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Mtgox account verification pending, how to withdraw my bitcoins?

I had submitted my personal document for verification over 30 days; however, my account still pending for verification, what I can do to withdraw my bitcoin?
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I lost bitcoins in mtgox, I don't know why and how

I have a mtgox without verification yet, opened in June of 2013, and recently I put in some 26btcs in December. I begin to operate buying and selling and in January 8, I had 26,03 btcs and now I see ...
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How mtgox and bitstamp calculate the bitcoin price?

Trading platforms like mtgox and bitstamp display the current bitcoin price on the top. How they calculate that and what effect it has when trading? What labels Last|High|Low and Vol actually mean?
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Is MtGox Pubnub API and Websocket API the same thing?

On their wiki MtGox have pages for Pubnub API and Websocket API. So when I connect to Websocket API - it just goes through Pubnub, or it's a different way to connect?
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How do I interpret Mt Gox market depth streaming data?

You can get streaming market depth data form Mt Gox as described here: https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/MtGox/API/Streaming#Depth. I understand what market depth is but how do I interpret this data? An ...
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Mt.Gox API v2 with C# - authentication problem 403

I'm trying to access the Mt.Gox API v2 via C# and HTTP requests. I've put together the following code based on various examples I found online (e.g. the nitrous documentation). private string ...
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Bitcoins Stuck?

This morning I attempted to send BTC to my Bter account from my Mt Gox account. I sent them and they seemed to reappear. I sent them again and there was a little left over, I sent that. Now the ...
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Why are ticker messages in the MtGox PubNub API repeated?

I'm using MtGox's PubNub API to fetch ticker data. I've subscribed to the BTC/EUR ticker with id 0bb6da8b-f6c6-4ecf-8f0d-a544ad948c15 . In more than half the cases when I receive a new ticker message, ...
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Buying and Selling on MtGox

I have a quick rather "noob" question about MtGox. I've noticed many reports about MtGox being very slow at "paying out" usd, and have seen many people suggesting that you should transfer your ...
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Can I first open an account on an exchange then later on transfer to my wallet?

I'd like, at one point, to create myself a bitcoin wallet using an offline computer and then store that wallet in a safe (either printed, encrypted, on a sheet of paper or encrypted on a USB stick). ...
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What advantage do Mt.Gox or Kraken have over Coinbase?

I just verified at Mt. Gox and am pending verification at Kraken. However, I quickly realized that there were hurdles that I needed to jump through in order to get my USD into BTC. Coinbase was a ...
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Mt.Gox Graph Question

This is the last month's graph: And this is the last day's graph: So these are my questions: If the today's price is about 800$ in daily graph, why is the today's price displayed as about 200$ ...
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Implementation languages of popular exchanges

What programming languages are some of the popular BTC exchanges implemented in? E.g. MtGox, BTC-E, Coinbase, etc. MtGox is releasing their new Midas trading engine, and there does not seem to be much ...
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MtGox websockets vs HTTP - which is more real-time?

MtGox currently offers both a websockets and HTTP API services. According to the documentation the HTTP service caches prices for 10sec but there is no clarification (that I can find) that details the ...
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What can I do to track stolen funds?

I have mtgox account, and once I changed my android software i forgot to link another google authenticator, so to access mtgox I had to unlink it of OTP.That wwas two weeks ago Last week, i still ...
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How long for wire transfer from MtGox to Australian Bank?

Similar to this post but I am interested to know how long it has taken people to get paid from a withdrawal to an Australian Bank. I had a withdrawal on 30/oct/2013, and have not received the funds ...
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AML laws seem to be very erratically enforced

It seems that only MtGox actually enforces them. Are they now a PSP or bank? MtGox says the reason they prohibit wallet-to-wallet bitcoin transfers (yes, they are prohibiting for unverified accounts ...
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Is it illegal to trade Bitcoin OTC in the United States [duplicate]

I am considering selling Bitcoin OTC. As far as the legalities go, is it legal to anonymously trade Bitcoin for cash without taking KYC information and registering with FinCEN? I know all the "big ...
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Do bitcoin exchanges based outside of the US who serve US customers have to register with FinCEN as MSBs?

From what I understand, Bitstamp is not registered with FinCEN, whereas Mt.Gox is, does this mean Bitstamp is in danger of being shut down?
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Bitcoin Transaction from MtGox hasn't shown up after several hours

I have withdrawn bitcoins from my account in MtGox to my Multibit installed in my computer. Several hours after BTC are not in MtGox and neither in my account. I have verified the address and it is ...
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How long it would take if I withdraw bitcoin to my bitcoin address through mtgox?

I want to get bitcoin ,not Dollars. A friend of mine wants to travel to China next month.The prize of bitcoin in China is higher than America.So he think it is good way to change Dollars into RMB. So ...
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Where does one find documentation for the MtGox trade API?

I find a lot of references to it, ruby-wrappers etc., but where can one find actual documentation for the MtGox API?
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MtGox withdrawal transaction not in blockchain

I just withdrew some BTC from Mt Gox to address 1Mvk4YAtKZAP43wEhZ6ZQrTzLZwZzPxtTJ, transaction id 3dfa979af56ff061efbceed0dd7c9dc9fd8c774249544018f6bbf646323ff03b, but didn't receive the coins and ...