Category: Iran

Iranian Official Says Blockchain Could Deliver Economic Boost

An Iranian official has said that integrating blockchain could bring a tech-based boost to the country’s economy. “This is possible…

Iran: Science and Tech Department Official Says Blockchain Can Improve National Economy

An official at the Iranian government’s vice presidency for science and technology has said blockchain can help improve the country’s…

Hit by Sanctions, Iranian Students in the UK Use Bitcoin to Bypass Banks

Before cryptocurrencies started to be widely used for speculation, they were first of all meant to be an unstoppable method…

Cheap Power Is Luring Battered Bitcoin Miners to Iran

While some bitcoin miners are estimated to have shut down hundreds of thousands of machines – if not more – others…

Harvard Economist: Bitcoin’s Future Value More Likely to Be $100 Than $100K

The former chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has characterized Bitcoin (BTC) as “a lottery ticket,” in an…

Bitcoin Trader on US Sanctions Blacklist Says He’s Innocent

Mohammad Ghorbaniyan says he’s been wrongfully blacklisted. An Iranian bitcoin trader, Ghorbaniyan was among the wallet holders whose names and…

Get Ready for Crypto Sanctions Enforcement

Beau Barnes and Jake Chervinsky of Kobre & Kim LLP are litigators and government enforcement defense attorneys who specialize in…

Iranian Bitcoin Users Are Already Being Affected By New US Sanctions

On Wednesday, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) announced that two bitcoin addresses tied to Iran…

The US Government Is Powerless to Block Bitcoin Addresses

It has been widely reported this week that the U.S. government has blacklisted two BTC addresses linked to cyber crime.…

US Treasury Dept. Takes Action Against Two Iranians Allegedly Involved in BTC Ransomware

The U.S. Treasury Department has sanctioned two Iranians allegedly involved in Bitcoin (BTC) ransomware scheme SamSam, the Treasury reported in…

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