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Bitstamp is a Bitcoin exchange.[1] Bitstamp's headquarters are in London, England whereas the bank they use to process deposits and withdrawals is Slovenian.[2] Like other large Bitcoin exchanges, Bitstamp offers an API to aid in automatic or programmatic trading.

In February 2014, the company suspended withdrawals for several days in the face of a denial-of-service attack.[3][4]


  1. Pagliery, Jose (2014-02-11). Bitstamp, another Bitcoin exchange, goes down and halts withdrawals - Feb. 11, 2014. Retrieved on 2014-02-19.
  2. Jon Matonis. US has Already Ceded Dominance in Bitcoin Trading. CoinDesk. Retrieved on 2013-11-19.
  3. Bitcoin exchange Bitstamp halts withdrawals, citing attack. (2014-02-11). Retrieved on 2014-02-19.
  4. Emily Spaven (2014-02-14). Bitstamp to Resume Bitcoin Withdrawals Today, BTC-e Still Working on a Solution. Retrieved on 2014-02-19.

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