China blocks cryptocurrency Weibo accounts in ‘judgment day’ for bitcoin

Several popular accounts on Twitter-like service are closed down, displaying message saying account ‘violates laws and rules’China has stepped up its crackdown on bitcoin trading and mining, blocking a slew of cryptocurrency-related accounts on the Twitter-like Weibo platform over the weekend.More actions are expected, including linking illegal crypto activities in China more directly with the country’s criminal law, according to analysts and a financial regulator. Continue reading…Technology | The GuardianRead More