GitHub and Slack Bans 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 Read more…

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 Read more…