Bitcoin's lightning torch has made it to Iran – a milestone participants feel shows the payment network's censorship resistance.
Sources in Iran say the country's financial sector is taking clear steps toward a state-backed token economy.
Four Iranian banks have reportedly teamed up with a blockchain startup to launch a gold-backed cryptocurrency called “PayMon.”
The Iranian central bank has drafted a new report outlining cryptocurrency regulations in the country.
A bill introduced this week in Congress takes a hard line on Iran's efforts to develop its own sovereign cryptocurrency.
An Iranian official has reportedly said that integrating blockchain could bring a tech-based boost to the country's economy.
Some crypto miners are looking to Iran for its low-cost power – but the path to setting up shop in the country is anything but simple.
An Iranian bitcoin trader added to the U.S. Treasury's OFAC sanctions list last week claims he’s been wrongfully blacklisted.
Recent OFAC actions are just the first step in crypto sanctions enforcement, write attorneys Beau Barnes and Jake Chervinsky.
New sanctions from the US government are driving Iranian bitcoin users to pursue more secure and private wallet solutions.