CMC Daily, Oct. 12: Are Bitcoiners Being Silenced?
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CMC Daily, Oct. 12: Are Bitcoiners Being Silenced?

Plus, the boss of America's biggest bank admits his clients don't agree with him that Bitcoin is worthless — and why the era of big moves in the Bitcoin markets could be over.

CMC Daily, Oct. 12: Are Bitcoiners Being Silenced?

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