According to The Verge, China is going further with more regulation around Bitcoin in the country. Under the new rules, access to foreign bitcoin exchanges would be blocked by the Great Firewall.
According to TorrentFreak, The Pirate Bay ran a cryptocurrency miner on their website, which used their visitors’ computing power to mine monero. The controversial website is testing out cryptocurrency mining as a possible replacement for advertisements.
According to Business Insider, the Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has said global central banks must think seriously about their approach to bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. The BIS added that central banks must consider whether or not to issue their own digital currencies.
According to CNBC, a major bitcoin conference has moved to Hong Kong in reaction to the cryptocurrency crackdown in China. The event was originally planned for Beijing.
According to Reuters, JPMorgan handles bitcoin-related trades for its clients despite CEO Jamie Dimon’s previous warnings about the cryptocurrency.
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