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South Korea announces Bitcoin ban plan

BBC News

South Korea is planning a law to ban cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin being traded through its exchanges.

South Korea imposes stricter authentication for bitcoin accounts


South Korea will only allow authenticated bank accounts for virtual currency trading starting next Tuesday, January 30.

Virtual currencies take double-digit falls

Daily Mail - Science & tech

Prices of bitcoin and other digital currencies have fallen after South Korea's top financial policymaker said Tuesday that a crackdown on trading of crypto currencies was still possible.

Bitcoin exchange: South Korea bans anonymous accounts

Al Jazeera

Bitcoin fell more than 11 percent after South Korea said on Thursday it would ban anonymous trading of virtual currencies and crack down on money laundering activities using them.