Jun 5, 2018

Did Google go too far with its cryptocurrency ban?

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(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … For the first time in two years, the British government has sold off another chunk of its stake in the Royal Bank of Scotland. But unwinding its financial-crisis era measures comes at…

(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … For the first time in two years, the British government has sold off another chunk of its stake in the Royal Bank of Scotland. But unwinding its financial-crisis era measures comes at a hefty cost for taxpayers. Then, anti-austerity protests are expected to continue for a sixth night in Jordan as people there rally against a new International Monetary Fund-backed tax bill. Afterwards, starting this month, Google has banned cryptocurrency ads from its platform. While the move is intended to protect average investors, some argue a blanket ban might not be the right approach to wrangling the wild west of the crypto. (6/5/2018)

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC