China to Block Access to International Cryptocurrency Exchanges (news.bitcoin.com)

We know you heard this one before, but China wants to ban bitcoin…again. Only this time the government plans to use one of its most far reaching tools, the Great Firewall of China, to completely prevent anyone in the country from reaching foreign exchange sites. Unless they have the technical capability to bypass it, of course.
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Canada could become the world's bitcoin mining capital as China cracks down

China is home to the world's biggest bitcoin miners but is cracking down on the sector due to concerns about excessive energy usage. At the same time, Canada is actively courting bitcoin miners as regions like Quebec have excess power capacity. Other countries like Kazakhstan and Venezuela are …
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South Korea to Cooperate with China and Japan on Regulation (news.bitcoin.com)

South Korean regulators are seeking cooperation with counterparts from Beijing and Tokyo to address cryptocurrency speculation. Six commercial banks have been targeted by Seoul authorities inspecting crypto trading. Korean experience is to help a possible trilateral approach to regulation.
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Bitcoin price LIVE: Crypto price slips as China plans 'orderly exit' from bitcoin mining

It is not known yet how bitcoin's price will react to the leaked report that China's top internet-finance regulator, the Leading Group of Internet Financial Risks Remediation, has issued a notice asking local governments to help bitcoin-mining operations make an “orderly exit” from the business.
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China is reportedly eyeing government regulation on the power usage of bitcoin mining

Experts say China is one of the world's biggest sources of bitcoin mining, where miners solve complex mathematical puzzles with computers in order to be awarded virtual coins. The intensive use of computers for bitcoin mining has boosted demand for electricity. While the People's Bank of China …
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