How Bans From GitHub and Slack Are Hurting Iranian Bitcoin Businesses

Iranian bitcoiners are showing the world what censorship resistance really looks like. Starting last weekend, Microsoft’s GitHub started identifying and banning Iranian accounts based on U.S. trade restrictions. As such, blockchain developers are hindered from participating in software projects that include private repositories or paid services for commercial ventures.  “The majority of serious crypto/blockchain projects that […]

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Iran’s Government Gives the Official Nod to Crypto Mining

Cryptocurrency mining is now an official industrial activity in Iran after winning approval from the country’s cabinet. In a session on Sunday, chaired by the country’s president, Hassan Rouhani, cabinet ministers endorsed the activity and said industry participants would need to seek the required licenses from the Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade, the Mehr News […]

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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 Monday, citing news agency Mehr. Crypto Mining Has Legal Grounds in Iran It’s official – the Iranian governments’ economic committee on Sunday said yes to a cryptocurrency mining mechanism. The […]

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Iran Legalizes Crypto Mining

Iran is officially recognizing cryptocurrency mining as an industry within its borders. According to the Iranian government’s Chamber of Commerce, Industries, Mines and Agriculture, an economic commission approved crypto mining on Sunday, with the government now looking for ways to regulate this activity within its existing legal structure. “A mechanism to mine digital coins was […]

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