Regulators in countries including South Korea and China have come down hard on cryptocurrencies in recent months, but excessive regulation may prevent us from enjoying the advantages they bring. Photographer: Bloomberg

Regulation is welcome, but don’t block blockchain entirely

Kai-Lung Hui says recent stern actions by China and South Korea are understandable – the threat of criminal activity or bubbles means blockchain needs the hand of regulators. Along the way, though, we should not forget blockchain’s advantages, and the problems it is uniquely able to solve

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Regulators in countries including South Korea and China have come down hard on cryptocurrencies in recent months, but excessive regulation may prevent us from enjoying the advantages they bring. Photographer: Bloomberg
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