Submitted by Emily on Thursday, July 27, 2017
UPDATE Aug 1: We are back online after the Bitcoin hard fork. Bitcoin network appears normal. We will update when/if we decide to add BCH to ShapeShift.
In preparation for the proposed Bitcoin Cash (aka BCC) fork set to occur on August 1st, ShapeShift would like to notify our customers regarding our handling of the event.
On July 31, ShapeShift will temporarily turn off all trading capabilities across the platform (web, mobile, and API). This means it will not be possible to buy or sell digital assets on ShapeShift. Trading will remain turned off until we feel that a clear outcome of the fork has been determined. READ MORE