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US$50m heist unleashes showdown in blockchain

Debate centres on how or whether to get the cryptocurrency back from hackers


THERE'S a high-stakes showdown roiling the techno-utopian world of blockchains and cryptocurrencies.

And the outcome, to some, could ultimately have lasting consequences for the future of modern finance.

The story involves the Ethereum blockchain, an online ledger...

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