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Indications show North Korea behind hacking Bitcoin accounts in organized government effort. Estimations value the amount hacked at over $80,000 in Bitcoin.
Last week, the Central Bank of Bangladesh issued a statement that anyone caught using Bitcoin would be subject to a prison sentence of up to twelve years, essentially forcing the Bitcoin community underground as the Bank is enforcing the nation’s money laundering laws.
Bangladesh is an excellent example of how important smaller nations, especially countries with large tech presences, are to the success of Bitcoin.
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