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The latest crackdown by Nigeria’s central bank on cryptocurrency has elicited outrage and confusion in a country where virtual currency has boomed in the last five years.The latest move by Nigeria’s Central Bank aims to burst the country’s cryptocurrency bubble|Tolu Olasoji|February 9, 2021|Quartz
Behind the scenes, marketers have been scrambling for answers in the days following Apple’s “early spring” deadline for its crackdown on companies using its Identifiers for Advertisers to track people.‘You can find those audiences elsewhere’: Advertisers scramble for answers after Apple’s IDFA update|Seb Joseph|February 4, 2021|Digiday
The Kremlin said that the crackdown was appropriate and that the protests were led by “hooligans and provocateurs.”Russian opposition leader Navalny ordered jailed, calls on supporters to keep pressure on Putin|Isabelle Khurshudyan, Robyn Dixon|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
Thousands have left their homes amid fears of a crackdown from Beijing.Hong Kongers in the UK, India’s budget hopes, travel in 2021|Jordan Lebeau|January 31, 2021|Quartz
With the authorities’ crackdown on FBK, she is well aware of the risks she faces.The Inside Story of How Alexey Navalny Uncovered Putin's $1.3 Billion Palace|Madeline Roache|January 29, 2021|Time
A crackdown on a Tiananmen scale is on many minds, even if no one has the foggiest idea what Beijing is planning.
In total, nine infants have reportedly seized by the military in the crackdown.
“It dealt with the consequences of the Green Movement crackdown and how it affected the lives of a family,” said Panahi.
In other words, make fireworks less available for home misuse and develop an ever tougher crackdown on drunk drivers.
Florida, which began a pill mill crackdown in 2010, saw a 50 percent decrease in overdose deaths from oxycodone in 2012.Painkiller Overdoses Kill More Than One American Every Hour|Abby Haglage|July 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then there was a crackdown on Catholics, with houses being searched for hiding places for priests.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.|S. A. Reilly
British Dictionary definitions for crackdown
verb (intr, adverb often foll by on)
Idioms and Phrases with crackdown
Act more forcefully to regulate, repress, or restrain. For example, The police cracked down on speeding. [1930s]