However, once a level of trust and security has been achieved, Donegan believes that in a year or two we could start to see a complete blockchain product evolve.
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Bitcoin tanks more than 10% to below $11,000; South Korea announces details on crypto tax
Bitcoin and other major digital currencies dropped sharply Monday morning. Bitcoin briefly tumbled to a low near $10,234 on Coinbase around 11 a.m., ET, marking a loss of about 11 percent over