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Buyer of ‘Jack Dorsey Tweet’ NFT Is Out of Prison and Under Fire From Investors

Sina Estavi says he’s trying to make it right with holders of BRG, the token that crashed after his arrest in Iran last year. Investors have their doubts.

Sina Estavi says he’s trying to make it right with holders of BRG, the token that crashed after his arrest in Iran last year. Investors have their doubts.


OpenSea Bars Iranian Users as US Sanctions Talk Ramps Up

Twitter users complained about their accounts being deactivated without notice.

Twitter users complained about their accounts being deactivated without notice.


Ransomware Payments Are Getting Bigger as Hackers Shift Focus to Larger Targets: Chainalysis

New research from blockchain surveillance firm Chainalysis shows that ransomware gangs are getting more sophisticated.

New research from blockchain surveillance firm Chainalysis shows that ransomware gangs are getting more sophisticated.


Iran Banning Crypto Mining Until March 6 to Save Power: Report

It’s the second time this year Iran has taken such measures to reduce the strain on the country’s power grid.

It’s the second time this year Iran has taken such measures to reduce the strain on the country’s power grid.


Another Ethereum Education Initiative Hampered by Iran Sanctions Fears

Gitcoin’s suspension of a grant for a coding course in Farsi follows a similar move by ConsenSys.

Gitcoin’s suspension of a grant for a coding course in Farsi follows a similar move by ConsenSys.


ConsenSys Suddenly Bars Iranian Students From Ethereum Coding Class

“You are located in a country that we are prohibited from providing goods or services to under U.S. law,” the firm’s ConsenSys Academy told the 50 students.

“You are located in a country that we are prohibited from providing goods or services to under U.S. law,” the firm’s ConsenSys Academy told the 50 students.


Crypto Adoption in Middle East Will Come From Unstable Nations

The next wave of crypto adoption in the region is likely to come from citizens in unstable autocracies or those facing crushing inflation in countries like Iran and Lebanon.

The next wave of crypto adoption in the region is likely to come from citizens in unstable autocracies or those facing crushing inflation in countries like Iran and Lebanon.


DeFi Isn't Better Than TradFi if People Can't Use It

Geo-fencing and other user restrictions are like “no access” signs around platforms and protocols that were built for financial inclusion.

Geo-fencing and other user restrictions are like “no access” signs around platforms and protocols that were built for financial inclusion.


Iran's Ministry of Industry Issues 30 Licenses to Crypto Mining Farms

Tehran's province, which houses the country's capital and center of political power, has received only one license.

Tehran's province, which houses the country's capital and center of political power, has received only one license.


Iranian President Wants to Regulate Crypto 'as Soon as Possible'

Hassan Rouhani talked about regulating cryptocurrencies during a meeting on consumer prices.

Hassan Rouhani talked about regulating cryptocurrencies during a meeting on consumer prices.