St. Petersburg Court Overturns Ruling to Block Bitcoin-Related Websites

The St. Petersburg City Court on Tuesday canceled a decision of the court of first instance to block Internet sites that post information about bitcoin, the joint press service of the city courts reported, according to Russia Today. The regulation of bitcoin and cryptocurrencies continues to draw conflicting actions among Russian government officials. In May, the Oktyabrsky District Court of St. Petersburg decided to block websites that post information about bitcoin. The St. Petersburg prosecutor’s office appealed the decision in order to supervise the execution of laws on “especially regime objects” and acting on behalf of the Russian Federation and an indefinite group of individuals. The regional department of Roskomnadzor was the interested person.

Reference: https://www.ccn.com/st-petersburg-court-overturns-ruling-to-block-bitcoin-information-on-websites/

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