Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Iran

Iran Offers Bounty for Illicit Cryptocurrency Mining Operations

The Iranian government will pay out bounties to citizens who expose illicit cryptocurrency mining operations, according to the Energy Ministry Source link

Bittrex Returning Crypto Funds to Iranian Users After 2-Year Freeze

Bittrex’s Iran-based users will receive their frozen funds under special conditions Source link

Bittrex Will Release Frozen Crypto to Former Users in Sanctioned Regimes

Crypto exchange Bittrex is looking to return crypto holdings to customers in sanctioned nations, but there are conditions. Source link

Iran’s 53 Billion Oil Barrel Dig May Spoil Sworn-Foe Saudis’ Aramco...

The 53 billion barrels of crude oil reserves that Iran has revealed would comprise about 3% of the current proven reserves in the...

Flaws in LocalBitcoins Data Call Into Question Regional Adoption Claims

LocalBitcoins data is a starting point for research, but it isn't conclusive evidence of grassroots adoption. Source link

Turkey Throws Another Wrench Into the USD’s Works and Joins Russian...

The dominance of the U.S. dollar as the global reserve currency is being robustly challenged on all fronts. Other geopolitical powers and smaller...

Iran Sending Mixed Signals on Cryptocurrency Legalization

Global leaders are beginning to accept the fact that cryptocurrency represents a significant threat to the economic status quo. Responses have been mixed,...

Tehran Bourse, Not Bitcoin, Is Iran’s Hedge against US Sanctions

More and more Iranians are parking their savings into the Tehran bourse as staggering inflation weakens their trust in the Rial. Tehran Times...

Saudi Crown Prince Warns Iran War Means ‘Total’ Global Economy Apocalypse

Saudi’s crown prince warned that war with Iran would lead to a sweeping shattering the world’s economy. In a rare televised interview on...

Iranian Bitcoiners Risk Fines, Jail Time as Government Regulates Mining

As mining regulations loom, Iranian bitcoiners are stuck in compliance purgatory – facing fines and even jail. Source link