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Iran Gives Nod to Cryptocurrency Mining

Iran’s government has given the green light to a cryptocurrency mining mechanism, thus recognizing the Bitcoin and crypto industry, local media portal TehranTimes reported on...

Anatol Antonovici | 1 month ago
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Iran Formally Allows Bitcoin Mining Despite Trading Ban

Iran will adopt a strangely paradoxical stance on Bitcoin as it legalizes mining while maintaining a ban on trading.  Central Bank: Bitcoin Mining ‘Should Be Done’...

Anja van Oosterhout | 2 months ago
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Iran: Bitcoin Miners Move into Mosques to Dodge Electricity Bills

Clever bitcoin miners in Iran are setting up shop in local mosques to swerve costly electricity bills, but the Government are hot on their heels. Photo Purports To Show Mosque Miners...

Anja van Oosterhout | 2 months ago
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Iran Unveils a Crypto-Mining, Water-Sliding, Sanction-Busting...

We’ve all been there. You’ve got a massive cryptocurrency mining operation, that you need to hide from a powerful foreign aggressor. So what do you do? Well, if...

Emilio Janus | 3 months ago
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As Trump Threatens the ‘End of Iran’ Its People Flock to Bitcoin

Thanks to Trump, Iran is between a rock and a hard place. As US sanctions squeeze the country tighter, inflation rises, and war drums echo in the distance, its people are flocking to...

Christina Comben | 3 months ago
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Bitcoin Can’t Be Stopped By Politics – Lightning...

The Lightning Network ‘torch’ payment has reached Israel after it was sent by an Iranian in a symbolic gesture of peace between the two nations. The historic occasion...

Allen Scott | 6 months ago
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Bitcoin’s Lightning Torch Global Transaction Hits Iran After...

The Lightning Torch transaction relay using Bitcoin’ and the Lightning Network has crossed the border to Iran, days after complaints about censorship among participants. Satoshis...

Esther Kim | 6 months ago
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‘Very Sad’: Lightning Torch Creator Laments Exclusion of...

The Lightning Network (LN) faced unusual censorship allegations this weekend after it emerged a participant in the Lightning Torch event refused to include a member from Iran. Sending...

Esther Kim | 6 months ago
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Iran’s ‘Cryptocurrency’ Has All the Traits of a Classic...

Last month, Iran lifted its ban on Bitcoin to make way for its ‘crypto rial’. Now Iranian authorities have launched PayMon cryptocurrency supposedly backed by national gold...

Christina Comben | 6 months ago
Iran Considers State-Issued Cryptocurrency Ahead of Imminent US Sanctions
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Iran Lifts Bitcoin Ban to Make Way For ‘Crypto-Rial’

Iran has lifted the ban on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency as it takes another step towards its own sovereign cryptocurrency amid talks with foreign nations as potential partners. Iran...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 7 months ago
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Iran May Unveil State-Backed Cryptocurrency This Week

Iran is reportedly expected to announce its state-backed digital currency at the annual Electronic Banking and Payment Systems Conference which starts on January 29th. The move is an...

Georgi Georgiev | 7 months ago
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US Gov’t Sanctions First Bitcoin Addresses

The U.S. Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has taken action against two Iranian ransomware “facilitators.” The actions include publishing the perp’s...

Melanie Kramer | 9 months ago

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