A tiny bitcoin investment, made in pursuit of a story, kicked off a multi-year saga of forgetfulness, password frustration and the kind of jackpot that would make a hardened slots player shrug and reach for the bandit’s arm.
This is the tale of my fraction of a bitcoin. Enchanted Bitcoinsa company that hasn’t updated its website sinceinstalled one of the nation’s first bitcoin ATMs just a few blocks from my house in Albuquerque, New Mexico. My paper bill earned me a tiny 0. A little too safely, as it turned out for me.
Forgotten, but not gone I wrote the article. I paid little attention to bitcoin. Inthe bitcoin currency market soared to insane new heights as news outlets trumpeted headlines like ” Bitcoin: How high could the price go?
See more from Blockchain Decoded. I dug up the ATM article. Blockchain says, “Unfortunately, we’re unable to help you re-gain access to your wallet if you’ve lost or forgotten your password.
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This is because we don’t have access to your wallet or your wallet password. My portfolio didn’t have any of those things. My portfolio didn’t exist. Like I said, I wouldn’t call myself dangerously bad with money. But I’ve saved way too little of the money that appears in my account each month, apparently making me like 80 percent of Americans.