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Digital Currencies: Financing Terrorism?

November 20th, 2015

Episode 397 of 836 episodes

Do digital currencies like Bitcoin play a role in the financing of terrorism? Professor Alan Woodward at the Centre for Cyber Security at the University of Surrey tells us why he thinks it's very likely and discusses what European Union ministers meeting at an emergency security summit can do about it. Also, the BBC's Fergus Nicoll speaks to entrepreneurs in Vietnam, where the government is fostering a tech hub. And Daniel Gallas, the BBC's South America business correspondent, reports from the streets of Buenos Aires ahead of this Sunday's first ever presidential election run-off. Will Argentines choose the pro-business right-wing candidate and end 12 years of leftist government? (Photo: Bitcoins Credit: Getty Images)

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