Abkhazia Seizes 6,000 Mining Devices but Fails to Disrupt Crypto Mining

Abkhazia Seizes 6,000 Mining Devices but Fails to Disrupt Crypto MiningAuthorities in Abkhazia have confiscated thousands of mining machines, closing down all large crypto farms, yet they have admittedly failed to put an end to illegal mining operations. The breakaway republic of Georgia has been struggling with power shortages blamed on underground miners. 30,000 Rigs Remain in the Hands of Miners, Government Says In recent […]

Iranian Lawmakers Oppose Crypto Restrictions, Call for Supportive Regulations

Iranian Lawmakers Oppose Crypto Restrictions, Call For Supportive RegulationsMembers of the Iranian parliament, the Majlis, have voiced concerns over Tehran’s restrictive policies towards innovations such as cryptocurrencies. Following the release of a study recommending a new approach towards the crypto industry, the lawmakers have called for the adoption of friendlier regulations. Iranian MPs Urge for Change in Crypto Policies After Research Some parliamentarians […]

China’s Hebei Province Begins Crackdown on Crypto Mining and Trading, Reports Reveal

China’s Hebei Province Begins Crackdown on Crypto Mining and Trading, Reports RevealAuthorities in the Chinese province of Hebei have reportedly launched a campaign against cryptocurrency mining and trading. According to a quoted announcement by the region’s cyberspace administration, a number of government agencies are working together to prevent the use of the region’s computing power in the crypto activities which the government considers illegal. Cyberspace Watchdog […]

Iran Shuts Down More Illegal Crypto Farms, Bringing Total to Over 5,300

Iran Shuts Down More Illegal Crypto Farms, Bringing Total to Over 5,300Authorities in Iran are continuing their crackdown on unauthorized cryptocurrency mining as electricity demand remains high. The country’s power utility company has so far closed down more than 5,300 illegal mining facilities, seizing an enormous amount of coin-minting machines. Power Utility Confiscates More Than 216,000 Mining Units From Unlicensed Miners in Iran Preventing blackouts remains […]

Iranian Ministry of Industries Denies Power Shortages Are Caused by Illegal Crypto Miners

Iranian Ministry of Industries Denies Power Shortages Are Caused By Illegal Crypto MinersIran’s Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade has rejected claims blaming illegal cryptocurrency miners for the continuing electricity shortages in the country. The department believes the state-run utility company, Tavanir, has overestimated their role in the power deficit. Illegal Miners Burn Less Energy Than Tavanir Estimates, Ministry of Industries Says An official from the Iranian […]

Iranian Ministry of Industries Denies Power Shortages Are Caused by Illegal Crypto Miners

Iranian Ministry of Industries Denies Power Shortages Are Caused By Illegal Crypto MinersIran’s Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade has rejected claims blaming illegal cryptocurrency miners for the continuing electricity shortages in the country. The department believes the state-run utility company, Tavanir, has overestimated their role in the power deficit. Illegal Miners Burn Less Energy Than Tavanir Estimates, Ministry of Industries Says An official from the Iranian […]

Mining Hardware Thief Gets 3-Year Sentence in Russia

Mining Hardware Thief Gets 3-Year Sentence in RussiaRussian authorities have investigated a number of cases involving the theft of crypto mining equipment in the past months. A resident of Yaroslavl has just been found guilty of stealing mining hardware worth over $20,000 and sentenced to three years in prison. Russian Convicted of Stealing Mining Rigs Receives Prison Sentence A 34-year-old man from […]

Abkhazia Shuts Down 2 Crypto Farms, Seizes Mining Hardware

Abkhazia Shuts Down 2 Crypto Farms, Seizes Mining HardwareAuthorities in Abkhazia have closed down two crypto mining farms that have been illegally connected to the power grid. The facilities were minting digital coins in violation of a mining ban imposed by the government to mitigate electricity shortages. Over 80 Mining Rigs Confiscated From Crypto Farms in Abkhazia Dozens of mining rigs have been […]

Abkhazia Shuts Down 2 Crypto Farms, Seizes Mining Hardware

Abkhazia Shuts Down 2 Crypto Farms, Seizes Mining HardwareAuthorities in Abkhazia have closed down two crypto mining farms that have been illegally connected to the power grid. The facilities were minting digital coins in violation of a mining ban imposed by the government to mitigate electricity shortages. Over 80 Mining Rigs Confiscated From Crypto Farms in Abkhazia Dozens of mining rigs have been […]

Bit Mining to Deploy Another 2,500 Bitcoin Miners in Kazakhstan

Bit Mining to Deploy Another 2,500 Bitcoin Miners in KazakhstanBit Mining is going to expand its operations in Central Asia with the purchase of 2,500 crypto mining machines slated for deployment in Kazakhstan. The new devices are expected to increase the Chinese company’s total hashrate capacity by an estimated 165 petahashes per second. Bit Mining Buys New Cryptocurrency Miners for Data Centers in Kazakhstan […]