When major exchange Binance went offline for several hours earlier this month the crypto world went into a frenzy.

Many believed the exchange had been hacked and as you might expect some individuals even went so far as to generate fake screenshots purporting to be Binance warnings that their exchanged wallets had been emptied.

Well known technophile John McAfee publicly and pointedly took to Twitter to ask Binance about the rumors, a move that may have caused even more panic.

Once it became clear that Binance was merely experiencing a widespread outage, McAfee quickly admitted his mistake and publicly apologized:

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