Number of Busted Illegal Crypto Mining Farms in Iran Nears 7,000 – Mining Bitcoin News

Authorities in Iran have shut down close to 7,000 unauthorized facilities for cryptocurrency mining in the past two years, local media revealed. According to a report, most of the illegal bitcoin farms were concentrated in five provinces of the Islamic Republic, including Tehran. Iran Continues Crackdown on Unlicensed Cryptocurrency Mining Iranian officials have unplugged and … Read more

Russia’s Anti-Monopoly Agency Proposes Higher Electricity Rates for Home Crypto Miners – Mining Bitcoin News

The anti-monopoly service of Russia has suggested that Russians minting digital currencies at their homes should pay more for the spent electrical energy. The proposal comes after the submission of a bill tailored to regulate cryptocurrency mining to the Russian parliament. Russian Miners Using Household Electricity Should Pay Higher Bills, Anti-Monopoly Body Says Russia’s Federal … Read more

Kazakhstan Amends Registration Rules for Cryptocurrency Miners – Mining Bitcoin News

The government of Kazakhstan has revised the registration requirements for persons and companies involved in crypto mining. The updated regulations come amid an ongoing clampdown on the industry in the Central Asian nation, where the influx of miners has been blamed for persisting electricity shortages. Crypto Miners to File Quarterly Reports With Kazakhstan Authorities An … Read more