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Govt considers blocking IP addresses of cryptocurrency exchanges

Two months ago, the government had said it intended to bring a Bill to ban private cryptocurrencies and introduce India's own digital currency in line with what China and other countries had done

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Rajesh Bhayani  |  Mumbai 



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Industry, however, says banning decentralised currencies like bitcoin and ethereum is not possible

The government is considering the blocking of internet protocol (IP) addresses of companies/exchanges on which trading in is happening, said a source in the know.

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First Published: Mon, March 22 2021. 06:10 IST

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