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Norway Should Consider a National Strategy for Crypto Regulation: Norges Bank Report
The bank says lawmakers should take advantage of existing regulations that cater to systemic risk and enforcement action for example, as well as stresses the need for crypto s...
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BIS Says 'Hub-and-Spoke' Cross-Border Transfers Offer Benefits to Retail CBDC
The system is designed to offer users the best foreign-exchange rates and faster transactions while allowing central banks to keep almost total control of their currencies.
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Norwegian Authorities Seize $5.9M From Crypto Game Axie Infinity Hack
The economic crime unit said it is the biggest crypto seizure ever made by Norwegian police.
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Craig Wright Can Appeal Satoshi Defamation Finding, Norwegian Court Rules
An Oslo judge in October ruled Twitter user Hodlonaut had been within his rights to post 2019 tweets calling Wright a "fraud" and "scammer."
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Retired Bitmain ASICs at Kryptovault's facility in Norway. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)
Europe’s Last Bitcoin Mining Refuge Is No Longer Viable
Miners moved to northern Norway and Sweden to avoid high energy costs. Now, power prices are surging there, too.
Retired Bitmain ASICs at Kryptovault's facility in Norway. (Eliza Gkritsi/CoinDesk)

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Norway Steps Into the Metaverse With Decentraland Tax Office
The move is part of a greater effort to educate a younger audience about taxes related to DeFi and NFTs, starting with an office in Decentraland.
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Hodlonaut Wins Norwegian Lawsuit Against Craig Wright
Hodlonaut Wins Norwegian Lawsuit Against Craig Wright
Prominent Bitcoin community member Hodlonaut won a lawsuit against Craig Wright on Thursday. In her ruling, Norwegian Judge Helen Engebrigtsen wrote that the pseudonymous webs...
Hodlonaut Wins Norwegian Lawsuit Against Craig Wright

Hodlonaut sued Craig Wright in Norway. (Trevor Jones for CoinDesk)
Hodlonaut Wins Norwegian Lawsuit Against Self-Proclaimed ‘Satoshi’ Craig Wright
In her ruling, Judge Helen Engebrigtsen wrote that “Granath had sufficient factual grounds to claim that Wright had lied and cheated in his attempt to prove that he is Satoshi...
Hodlonaut sued Craig Wright in Norway. (Trevor Jones for CoinDesk)

Kryptovault's CEO Kjetil Pettersen and the mine's technician overlooking several hundred mining rigs working. (Eliza Gkrits/CoinDesk)
Miners Take Off for The Great – and More Profitable – North
Bitcoin mining in most of Europe is now “impossible” as energy costs soar but miners are increasingly seeking refuge in the northern reaches of Norway and Sweden.
Kryptovault's CEO Kjetil Pettersen and the mine's technician overlooking several hundred mining rigs working. (Eliza Gkrits/CoinDesk)

Central banks in Israel, Norway and Sweden are testing CBDCs for international retail payments. (Matthias Kulka/Getty Images)
Central Banks of Israel, Norway and Sweden Team Up to Explore Retail CBDC
Results of the project, run by the Bank for International Settlements, are expected in the first quarter of 2023.
Central banks in Israel, Norway and Sweden are testing CBDCs for international retail payments. (Matthias Kulka/Getty Images)