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“Don’t take away our happiness:” South Koreans ask the government to stop its crypto crackdown

Zheping Huang
“Don’t take away our happiness:” South Koreans ask the government to stop its crypto crackdown

South Korea’s decision to tighten its control over cryptocurrency trading has triggered a public uproar in the bitcoin-obsessed country. A petition demanding the government to stop regulating cryptocurrencies garnered more than 200,000 signatures by Tuesday (Jan. 16) after being filed to South Korea’s presidential office two weeks ago. That would force the government to give…