Citing “new bank regulations” and “the fact that we are constrained to act in this manner”, Canada-based Paxum has exited from the bitcoin business which put them on the map in 2011. On February 10th, Paxum stated that they can no longer accept any accounts related to bitcoin or bitcoin exchanges and that all current bitcoin-related accounts have been closed. Paxum spokesperson, Ruth Blair, posted Paxum’s rationale here and here.