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China’s Top Search Engine Freezes Bitcoin Ads Without Warning

  • China is the largest market for bitcoin trading and mining
  • Country’s central bank is studying blockchain technology

Baidu Inc. has quietly removed advertising for bitcoin and all other forms of virtual currency from its online service, two of China’s largest bitcoin exchanges say, signaling a growing wariness over the proliferation of online scammers.

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