People’s Bank of China Officials Meet with Bitcoin Exchanges

The People’s Bank of China (PBOC) had meetings with various bitcoin exchanges this week including BTCC, OKCoin and Huobi; along with the meetings two press releases were issued; according to a translation from Coindesk, the document reads, “Bitcoin is not a currency and shouldn’t be viewed as such. Those who invest in bitcoin should accordingly be aware of the risks it poses and protect their investment”; officials also reminded exchanges about complying with local state laws and other regulations.  Source