The French Members of the European Parliament Seek to Ban Bitcoin Activities

The motion tabled on November 25 by three European Parliament members representing a French right-wing party seeks to grant the right to the EU member states “to exercise stricter controls over all virtual currency exchange transactions and even to prohibit them”.

France Lobbies for Imposing Severe Restrictions on Bitcoin in the Wake of the Paris Massacre

Following the terrifying massacre and bombings in Paris last month, the French government started insisting on restricting or even banning several technologies facilitating anonymous money transfers, including digital currencies.