Bitcoin Forum Bitcointalk is Down due to Disk Failure - Data Lost

The renowned Bitcoin forum is currently down due to disk failure. Some rumored that they were attacked with DDoS like last year, but their twitter account sent out the following update today:

Some disks seem to have failed. Expect extended downtime

They also sent out a tweet saying:

Posts made in the last 9 hours might be lost, though we are still trying to recover them. If you still have posts from that time, save them.

What an extended downtime means will only time tell. Comment below if you have more information.

Last modified (UTC): January 22, 2015 9:48 AM

Tags: bitcointalk
Jonas Borchgrevink @JonasBorch

Founder of and Passionate about how technology can empower people to create a more just and sustainable world.

News Tip?

tips (at)

About, also known as CCN Markets, is a financial news site reporting on Market News and Gaming. Op-eds and opinions should not be attributed to CCN Markets. Journalists on CCN Markets follow a strict ethical code that you can find here. You can contact us here. You can read more about us here. Find our journalists here. U.S. Office: New Jersey, USA. Twitter. Facebook. LinkedIn. Youtube.

We are using cookies for third-party applications like Twitter, Youtube embeds, Google Analytics and Google AdSense.

Privacy Policy