Due to the SEC’s recent action against Ripple Labs, Blockchain.com will halt XRP trading beginning Thursday, January 15th at 11:59pm GMT. For all customers who have XRP balances, you will continue to have access to your XRP to send after we halt trading, but we will no longer support receiving more XRP in the Exchange.
Providing and revoking support for listed assets is an ongoing process. At Blockchain.com, we will continue to monitor developments as they unfold — everything from network security to regulatory compliance and more — as we decide which assets to list and maintain on our Exchange and Wallet.
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