The license suspension follows similar moves in London and Sheffield.
With the cryptocurrency's value skyrocketing, victims are finding it harder and harder to stump up a ransom.
Foreigners and minors will be prevented from creating accounts or trading virtual currencies in South Korea, the government said, while it will also tax profits for investors.
Google's 'Economy Southeast Asia Spotlight 2017' report has found Southeast Asia to have the third-largest number of internet users in the world.
All pending litigation and arbitration is being withdrawn as parties agree to proceed with the sale of Toshiba Memory to a Bain Capital-led consortium.
Feeling burned by Airbnb and Uber, legislators here are taking a stand: "Not every innovation is all that great for society," says City Supervisor