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Iran Cracks Down on Crypto Miners Using Household Electricity: Report
The measure comes as Iran suffers a shortage of hydropower in unusually dry conditions.
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The Balkanization of Bitcoin: The Next Attack on BTC Is About Mining Provenance
From Iran miner control to “OFAC compliant blocks,” a new attack vector has emerged.
Breakdown 5.7.21 - bitcoin mining provenance

Azadi Tower Tehran Iran
Iran's Central Bank Reportedly Bans Trading of Crypto Mined Abroad
The move is said to be an attempt to stop capital flight from Iran.
Azadi Tower Tehran Iran

Rachel Sun/CoinDesk
Iran's Bitcoin Bet and the Money Wars to Come
Iran's push to license bitcoin mining could help it evade U.S. sanctions. But the plan is likely to help some of its people more than others.
Rachel Sun/CoinDesk

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Iran Central Bank to Allow Money Changers, Banks to Pay for Imports Using Mined Crypto
The bank had previously stipulated only digital assets for import funding could be used by itself and no one else.
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Iran Should Mine Crypto to Skirt Sanctions, Says President-Linked Think Tank
Crypto income could benefit the economy and help bring foreign funds into the country, the think tank says.
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ConsenSys Grants Help Iranian Women Learn Solidity
The Ethereum incubator's instructional program offers scholarships to help developers get started with coding in Solidity.
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Inside Iran's Onslaught on Bitcoin Mining
Iran has been clamping down on mining farms, but it also wants to use crypto mining to boost the sanctioned nation's revenue stream.
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Tehran, Iran
Iran Reportedly Seizes 45K Bitcoin Mining Machines After Closure of Illegal Operations
The devices are said to have been consuming 95 megawatts per hour of electricity at a reduced rate.
Tehran, Iran

Tehran, Iran
Iranian Authorities Close 1,620 Illegal Cryptocurrency Mining Farms: Report
The illegal mining operations will be disconnected from the national power grid and the miners will face prosecution.
Tehran, Iran