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Don’t be Coinbase. Don’t crash your site.

I hated the Coinbase Super Bowl ad immediately. The last thing I want is for yet more people to be conned into buying into a Bitcoin pyramid scheme. I also thought, as I saw that colorful QR code bouncing around the screen like a screensaver from the 1990s, that this was going to blow up in the company’s face.

I was right.

Surojit Chatterjee, Coinbase’s chief product officer, said Coinbase had more than 20 million hits on its landing page in a minute. The company’s app also got unprecedented traffic. Chatterjee added, “We’re ready for you.”

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Source:: Computerworld