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Central Bank of Colombia Says 'Bitcoin is Not a Currency'
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On Tuesday, 1st April, Banco Central de Colombia, the central bank of the South American nation, issued new statements regarding bitcoin, confirming that the digital currency is not considered a currency or a means of legal tender in the country. The …

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Colombia's Central Bank Declares Bitcoin Not a Currency
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Colombia's Central Bank, the Banco Central de Colombia, has reportedly released a statement relating to bitcoin. In that statement, the Central Bank declares that bitcoin is not a currency, nor is it legal tender in the South American country …

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Cambodia's Central Bank Refuses to Recognize Bitcoin as a Currency
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National Bank of Cambodia Cambodia's central bank — aptly named the National Bank of Cambodia — is refusing to recognize the ever-popular bitcoin as a currency, according to the Phnom Penh Post. The central bank's stance was reportedly confirmed on …

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Another Bitcoin Bank Shuts Down After Hacking Theft
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In the wake of the Mt. Gox shutdown, another Bitcoin currency exchange is shutting down. Flexcoin has announced they are shutting their doors after a hacker …

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Another bitcoin bank bites the dust, Flexcoin blames losses on hackers
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Mt. Gox, once the world's dominant bitcoin exchange, also blamed hacking for its losses. It has filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and said it may have lost some 850,000 bitcoins due to hacking. One bitcoin was valued at about $658 (480 euros) on …

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Bitcoin bank folds after hacker robbery
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Flexcoin kept bitcoins offline, or in “cold storage,” to remain secure. Cold storage is separate from a hot wallet, or a bitcoin wallet which is online and connected to the internet. “When you send a bitcoin, it will only be accessible on the computer …

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Bitcoin bank closes down after $600000 hacker theft
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The Bitcoin market has shrugged off the latest thefts. Since the beginning of March, the value of a Bitcoin has risen from $561 to $668. There are plans by several governments to regulate Bitcoins. A Japanese government spokesman said talks on Bitcoin …

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Calgary bitcoin exchange fighting bank backlash in Canada – Calgary Herald
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“Only in Canada do you get a situation where a bank can shut down your account and you're out of business,” said Melvin Ng, an engineering student at the University of Waterloo and the founder of what is likely the country's newest bitcoin exchange, …

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