Hackers Are Trying to Mine Crypto Using Russian Government Servers, Expert Says
Hackers have been mining crypto on government servers in Russia, including defense contractors and medical centers, expert says.
The bill proposes to recognize cryptocurrency as property for purposes of taxation.
If passed the bill would amend tax laws to recognize digital currencies as a form of property.
Banks had feared being drained of liquidity under the original concept for the digital currency.
Some telcos are looking at developing a digital wallet that would link the digital currency to users' mobile phone numbers.
A shipment of devices said to be worth up to $60 million was set up in the city of Bratsk and set to mining bitcoin.