Bitcoin price drops below $8,000 for first time since November 24
The volatile digital asset fell as low as $7,695.10, according to Coinbase data.
A number of critics have railed against cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, citing extreme price swings and worries of dubious activities associated with the crypto world.
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Published 6:48 AM ET Fri, 2 Feb 2018 Updated 4:48 PM ET Fri, 2 Feb 2018