Access to several of widely followed crypto-related Weibo accounts was denied, with a message saying each account “violates laws and rules.” (File/AFP)

China blocks several cryptocurrency-related social media accounts amid crackdown

  • China steps up crackdown on bitcoin, blocks several crypto-related accounts on China's Twitter-like social media platform.
  • The stepped-up crackdown also comes as China’s central bank is accelerating testing of its own digital currency.
By Reuters ·