Mar 27, 2014 05:17 PM

PBOC Rule Means Bitcoin Websites in China Must Close, Expert Says

(Beijing) – The central bank has taken a step that at least one expert says means all bitcoin trading websites in the country must close.

The People's Bank of China (PBOC) renewed its crackdown on bitcoins by requiring banks and payment companies to close all the accounts opened by the operators of websites that trade in the virtual currency by April 15.

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