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Regulator Reiterates Call for EU Ban on Proof-of-Work Mining

The EU should prohibit proof-of-work crypto mining, an executive at the European securities watchdog

Crypto Miner Convicted in Russia for Allegedly Stealing Power to Mint Digital Coins

A regional court has sentenced a man accused of illegally connecting his crypto farm

Georgia Goes After Crypto Miners Using Subsidized Electricity in Historic Town

A record high consumption of electricity blamed on illegal crypto farms in northwestern Georgia

Kazakhstan Is Stabilizing, Government Claims as Crypto Miners Look to Future in Country

The situation across Kazakhstan, hit by anti-government protests in the first week of the

Kosovo Seizes Hundreds of Crypto Mining Machines in Crackdown

Police in Kosovo seized another batch of over 200 mining devices as part of

Kazakhstan Shuts Down Banks, Internet Amid Unrest That Threatens Bitcoin Mining, Hashrate

Measures imposed by authorities to quell mass protests in mining hotspot Kazakhstan are affecting

Canaan Expands Mining Operations in Kazakhstan Amid Power Deficit, Protests

Hardware manufacturer Canaan is expanding its crypto mining operations in Kazakhstan. The company is

Kosovo Halts Cryptocurrency Mining Amid Energy Crisis

The government of Kosovo has decided to suspend crypto mining activities in the country

Argentinian Government Inquires About Energy Bitcoin Mining Companies Use Amidst Power Cuts

The Argentinian government is starting to inquire about the power consumption of bitcoin mining

Power Outages in Russia’s Irkutsk Region Blamed on Home Miners

Russians mining cryptocurrency in their homes have been blamed for the problems with the

Kazakhstan Mulls Nuclear Power to Deal With Electricity Shortages Blamed on Crypto Miners

The government in Kazakhstan is considering building a nuclear power plant to overcome an

Iran Allows Renewable Power Plants to Supply Crypto Miners With Electricity

Authorities in Iran have decided to permit power generation plants using renewable sources to

Power Deficit Forces Crypto Miners to Leave Kazakhstan

Electricity shortages have been dogging Kazakhstan’s booming crypto mining industry this year. A media

Iran Orders Crypto Miners to Halt Operations to Prevent Winter Blackouts

Authorities in Iran have again told licensed miners to suspend their activities in the

Russian Government Allows Regions to Raise Electricity Rates for Crypto Miners

The federal government in Moscow has permitted regions to determine local electricity tariffs for

Illegal Crypto Miners Threatened With Jail Time in Russia

Cryptocurrency miners that are illegally connecting their equipment to the power grid should go

Economist Mohamed El-Erian Says Fed’s Characterization of Inflation as ‘Transitory’ the ‘Worst Call in History’ 

On Monday, December 13, following Friday’s U.S. consumer price index report published by the

Inflation Plagues American Economy: US Consumer Prices See Fastest Rise in Close to 40 Years

The consumer price index (CPI) data released Friday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor

Iceland Refuses to Power New Bitcoin Farms Amid Electricity Shortages

Cryptocurrency mining is among several energy-intensive industries hurt by a power deficit in Iceland.

More Regulations Proposed to ‘Streamline’ Mining Sector in Kazakhstan

Authorities need to expand the regulatory framework for cryptocurrency miners, a member of the

Norway Mulls Backing Sweden’s Call for Euro Ban on Crypto Mining

The government in Norway is considering ways to limit the environmental impact of cryptocurrency

Swedish Regulators Call for EU Ban on Crypto Mining, Power Company Defends Industry

Alarmed by the rising energy needs of cryptocurrency mining, Sweden’s financial and environmental regulators

Kazakhstan President Demands ‘Urgent’ Regulation of Crypto Mining Amid Power Shortages

Facing an electricity deficit largely blamed on cryptocurrency miners, Kazakhstan is trying to avoid

Amid Risk of Power Deficit, Ukraine Shuts Down Another Crypto Farm

With а growing threat of electricity shortages in the winter months, Ukraine has busted

Russia Considers Selling Power to Kazakhstan Amid Deficit Caused by Crypto Miners

State-owned Russian energy giant Inter RAO is now discussing electricity supplies for Kazakhstan where

Single Mining Farm Needs as Much Power as 24,000 Homes, Kazakhstan Estimates

Authorities in Kazakhstan have calculated the energy used in the country’s crypto mining industry

Russia, Belarus Move to Introduce Special Electricity Tariffs for Crypto Miners

Authorities in Belarus and the Russian Federation are taking steps to separate cryptocurrency miners