The Pi Network app suddenly disappeared from the Play Store
On the morning of December 21st, many members said that the Pi support application “Dig” suddenly disappeared from the Android Play Store app store.
According to the test, the application is Pi network is no longer available in the Play Store. When searching with the keyword “Pi Network” the results only include the Pi Browser to access some features, below are apps unrelated to Pi Network.
The link to the Play Store of the Pi Network App is still displayed when searching on Google, but clicking on it shows the error message “The requested URL was not found on the server”. In the meantime, the Pi Network App is still available in the iOS App Store.
The Pi Network app disappeared from the Play Store at dawn on December 21.
In some groups, many Pi supporters said that the Pi Network application had not been on the Play Store since the morning of December 21st.
“People ask me why the Pi Network app disappeared from CH Play. So confused, “wrote user Vu Thanh Xuan. Some comments say that the application is only temporarily hidden, deleted to prevent account creation or because the development team is preparing the mainnet (to make it operational on the official network).
In the Pro Pi group with more than 17,000 members, an account said that the Pi Network app in the Play Store was “temporarily hidden for a major update”. On the Pi Network homepage, the project development team also confirmed that the Pi Network application will not appear in the Play Store.
“The Pi Network app is currently undergoing a regular review cycle and cannot be downloaded from the Google Play Store. We hope to be back on the Play Store soon. To use this app now, you can download the APK from the link below. If you have an Apple device, you can download it from the iOS App Store, “says the announcement in the download area of the Pi Network homepage.
Announcement on the Pi Network homepage.
For the past year (2020), Pi Network has been a name that has received a lot of attention from the crypto / blockchain community and society’s public opinion. According to the introduction, Pi Network is a cryptocurrency that can only be mined or mined on cell phones. The advertised Pi mining work is pretty straightforward when all users need to do is download the Pi Network app from the Appstore or Google Play and create an account. The user then opens the app every day to start the pi mining process on the smartphone. In particular, the mining process is intended to continue when the user disconnects from the Internet. By early 2021, Pi Network is expected to have 13 million users worldwide, and the app in the PlayStore has more than 10 million downloads.
A few days ago, Pi Network announced its plan to bring the official network into operation. Photo: MK.
It is worth noting that the Pi Network application has received a lot of analysis and criticism from IT professionals. In it, many experts pointed out suspicious signs about the pi coin as well as the pi network system, saying that “the pi process is just a clock, time runs out, it makes you feel like you are using a mining phone. Money.” “.
In addition, some experts also warn that the participants of the “pi-mining” are exposed to the risk of losing a lot of personal information such as miner ID and call information, access to file storage, pictures, photos, phone, contacts, WiFi connection information. There are also issues such as the violation of the principle of transparency, which works like a multi-level model.
Not to mention the evidence showing the reliance on investors that the “father” of Pi Network is still ambiguous.
Lately, a lot of people have returned to “mining” Pi when the Pi Network homepage said it was preparing for the mainnet phase, aside from some rumors of bringing Pi to the cryptocurrency exchange with an exchange value.
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