Online shops using the Taobao platform could risk losing their accounts if they are found selling bitcoin or the software and equipment used to create the digital currency. Photo: Bloomberg
Online shops using the Taobao platform could risk losing their accounts if they are found selling bitcoin or the software and equipment used to create the digital currency. Photo: Bloomberg

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Online shops using the Taobao platform could risk losing their accounts if they are found selling bitcoin or the software and equipment used to create the digital currency. Photo: Bloomberg
Online shops using the Taobao platform could risk losing their accounts if they are found selling bitcoin or the software and equipment used to create the digital currency. Photo: Bloomberg
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