The end of anonymity? Bitmain asked to produce a passport to buy ASIC miners

To buy ASIC miner easy. In General, the procedure is reduced to the transfer of the required amount in coins and the specification of the delivery address. In response, the company sends the device writes client data into the database. Now it is not so simple: Bitmain asking to disclose passport details to anyone who wants to continue to purchase devices from the company.

Information staff voiced in the letter. According to information received, on 24 August the company launched a user authentication system. Bitmain asking to undergo the procedure as soon as possible to avoid blocking or restrictions.

Our official website https://www.bitmain.com/ will launch the Real-name Authentication on 24/08/2018 00:00 (UTC/GMT +8). Kindly complete the authentication as soon as possible, otherwise the purchasing may be restricted/blocked.

Reason — the need to meet the requirements of regulators. Because of this, the company will store users ‘ personal information, including name, ID type, passport number and residential address. To introduce yourself please to the official website of Bitmain in the tab “User Center”.

The information collected is confidential and will not be disclosed to third parties without your consent. Exception — the need to fulfill governmental, legal or other regulatory requirements.

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Unwilling to reveal their identity will face restrictions. The limit will be $ 0 for those who did not send the documents, and for those who failed the test. The first class from China is waiting for the limit, equivalent to 43 thousand dollars.

The transition period will last a month: from 24 August to 24 September.

It seems that the cryptocurrency world increasingly moves to a procedure of Know your Customer. Recall that in late July, this step went guide hashcoins datacenter, which broke contracts with users.

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