Published on November 20th, 2015 | by bitcoin0
After Paris Attacks, European Union Plans to Crack Down on Bitcoin
EU ministers will urge European Commission to bolster controls of virtual currencies like bitcoin and anonymous online payments, after last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris.
After the Paris attacks European Union (EU) countries plan a crackdown on virtual currencies like Bitcoin and anonymous payments in a bid to stop terrorism financing, Reuters reports.
EU interior and justice ministers will gather in Brussels on Friday, November 20th, 2015 for a crisis meeting.
NewsBTC interviewed a member of the group, who confirmed their team managed to track several bitcoin addresses related to the terrorist organization.
During the year, Ghost Security Group has already attacked thousands of social media accounts and public websites related to ISIL.