MIAMI – There was money in the air. Buzzwords were buzzing around, such as NFT, BTD, Blockchain, Token. There was a maddening energy.

And there was heat – a damp, stifling heat in South Florida; of the kind warned all Californians and New Yorkers who moved to Miami during the winter doldrums of the pandemic. The kind created by thousands upon thousands of people who gather to worship at the altar of cryptocurrencies.

Such was the sentiment at Bitcoin 2021, an occasional gathering of digital currency enthusiasts run by a magazine named after the cryptocurrency. Last year’s event had been postponed. But at least 12,000 people came to Miami on Friday and Saturday to make up for lost time and flocked to the wor ... Read more »

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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.

Last month, China’s state council, or cabinet, vowed to crack down on bitcoin mining and trading, escalating a campaign against cryptocurrencies days after three industry bodies banned cryptocurrency-based financial and payment services.

Over the weekend, access to several widely followed crypto-related Weibo accounts was denied, with a message saying each account & ... Read more »

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