Tether is ‘instrument of freedom’ and ‘Bitcoin onramp,’ says Bitfinex CTO

On a sun-splashed day in the Swiss Alps, the chief technology officer of Bitfinex and Tether, Paolo Ardoino, shed light on the Plan B Lugano strategy, Tether as an onramp into Bitcoin (BTC) and —crucially — his favorite pizza toppings.  Fresh off the plane from Norway, where Ardoino attended an increasingly Bitcoiner-friendly event, the Oslo … Read more

Proposed Crypto Mining Ban in Norway Fails to Gain Support in Parliament – Mining Bitcoin News

A push to prohibit the energy-intensive proof-of-work mining of cryptocurrencies in Norway has been rejected by the majority of lawmakers. The ban had been suggested by the far-left Red Party which also didn’t win backing to raise an electricity tax for crypto miners. Norway Will Not Ban Bitcoin Mining The parliament of Norway has considered … Read more

Bitcoin mining in Norway gets the green light as the proposed ban rejected

There’s Nor-way they can ban Bitcoin (BTC) mining in Norway now. That’s according to a majority vote passed by the Norwegian parliament on May 10. The proposal to ban Bitcoin mining in Norway was first suggested in March this year by the Red Party (Norway’s communist party.) In this week’s vote, the proposal was overturned … Read more