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Bitcoin Hit By Gameover Malware, Chinese Crackdown

China gets tough with exchanges trading Bitcoins, while new malware variant targets Bitcoin customers.

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Brian.Dean
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Brian.Dean,
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12/19/2013 | 8:52:33 AM
Re: Is this where bitcoin comes unraveled?
I guess as long as the Chinese central bank has more mass then BitCoin -- the result will always be the same. Speaking of mass, I don't know why the central bank would even bother going after BitCoin, I mean it's not like BitCoin is a super AI using computational resource under the cloak of mining and transactions. 
Mathew
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Mathew,
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12/19/2013 | 5:52:52 AM
Re: Is this where bitcoin comes unraveled?
Wait, wasn't that the Illuminati? Paging Dan Brown ... 
David F. Carr
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David F. Carr,
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12/18/2013 | 10:05:24 PM
Is this where bitcoin comes unraveled?
Have to wonder if this is the beginning of the end. At least the dollar is backed by God.
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