lol should of got that multi-node backup system in place by now......oh wait ya'll don't have that do you - crypto currency all the way people jesus christ
But seriously though this is a serious situation brought on by old technology and inadequate back up systems I implore you to keep up to date with this story and realise just how important you using cryptocurrencies daily, even STEEM, is paving the way where situations where this won't happen again.
This is the guardian live updates page, I'd watch closely if I were you
UPDATE: Visa's official statement on the networks crash is
“Visa is currently experiencing a service disruption. This incident is preventing some Visa transactions in Europe from being processed.
And followed with,
“We are investigating the cause and working as quickly as possible to resolve the situation.”
Jesus guys you run half of the worlds payments get your act together the Spanish civil guard have had to come out and say to people to calm down
LIVE UPDATE: The issue seems to only affect Chip & Pin card payments
Meaning contactless payments for under £30 may still work
MORE UPDATES TO COME