Egypt's Top Cleric Declares Bitcoin Trading 'Unlawful'

Egypt's highest official of religious law, Grand Mufti Shawki Allam, called Bitcoin trading “unlawful” under Sharia law, online publication Ahram reported today. In the fatwa issued Monday, Allam wrote that Bitcoin isn't an “acceptable interface of exchange” and is therefore unlawful to trade. The cleric also …
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Calvin Ayre Declares Bitcoin Cash “The Only Bitcoin” (news.bitcoin.com)

In a statement addressing the upcoming the bitcoin (BTC) fork that is scheduled for mid-November, Calvin Ayre has stated it’s belief that Bitcoin Cash [Bitcoin (BCC)] is “the only bitcoin.”
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