Tech In Asia takes a look at how Bitcoin is treated in a few Asian countries.
Bitcoin, a peer-to-peer virtual form of money created back in 2009, first caught our attention back in 2011 when Ruxum launched its Bitcoin exchange in Asia.But Bitcoin hype only reached fever pitch in the latter half of 2013 when the virtual currency was used by merchants on the dodgy Silkroad site for selling drugs and other illegal goods. Bitcoin has had its ups and downs and we’ve come a long way since it was first created. However, being a digital currency, countries around the world have reacted to Bitcoin in a variety of ways.
Read the guide in Tech In Asia here.