Picture: REUTERS/BENOIT TESSIER
Picture: REUTERS/BENOIT TESSIER

South Korea is considering making moves to rein in the frenzy around bitcoin. The government held an emergency meeting to discuss the issue and is considering banning miners from opening accounts on cryptocurrency exchanges and a tax on the capital gains from trading virtual currencies.

Reuters has produced a report on bitcoin mania and how people in South Korea are being drawn in by bitcoin’s explosive surge in 2017.

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