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Greeks are turning to cryptocurrency bitcoin in the face of painful capital controls and a potential exit from the euro. Bitcoin exchanges have seen a surge in interest from Greek users and the digital currency's value has increased from $230 on 31 May to $264.79 at the time of writing, a monthly increase of more than 15%, according to price index Coindesk . CNN reported that bitcoin trades from Greece have rocketed by 79% on Bitstamp, the world's third biggest exchange, while Greeks are registering with German exchange Bitcoin.de at a rate 10 times higher than usual. Try Newsweek: subscription offers Athens is edging towards an exit from the single European currency after Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for a referendum on proposals from eurozone creditors, due to take place on Sunday. If the Greek people vote against the proposals, a Grexit would be the most l...

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