EghtesadOnline: Lawmakers are trying to steer clear of restrictive measures related to innovative technologies including cryptocurrencies, saying limitations on new technology is no solution.
EghtesadOnline: The Central Bank of Iran unveiled its draft policy on cryptocurrencies and invited experts and industry players to send their suggestions.
EghtesadOnline: According to the chairman of Iran Blockchain Community, some virtual currency exchanges have imposed restrictions on Iranian users following Iran’s exit from the list of eligible countries to trade in cryptocurrencies, but no assets belonging to Iranians have been blocked.
EghtesadOnline: When the Central Bank of Iran announces its new regulatory frameworks concerning virtual currencies, it is expected to lift a previous blanket ban on cryptocurrencies.
EghtesadOnline :The European Union may opt for digital currencies in its dealings with Iran, as it seeks to save the nuclear deal it signed with Iran along with other world powers in 2015 and now in tangible risk after the US move in May to leave the agreement.
EghtesadOnline: The world’s biggest maker of smartphones and semiconductors may use the technology behind cryptocurrencies to manage its vast global supply network.
EghtesadOnline: With the unabashed rise of cryptocurrencies and growing public interest in the so-called digital money, Iran Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (Iran CERTCC) reports that some local popular websites have been ‘borrowing’ visitors’ Central Computer Processors to mine virtual coins.
EghtesadOnline: Cryptocurrencies continued to whipsaw investors, sending Bitcoin to its lowest level since October before recovering, as worries over tighter regulation by U.S. authorities and central bankers elsewhere gave traders fresh reasons to exit after a brutal start to 2018.
EghtesadOnline: Bitcoin whipsawed investors, falling below $8,000 for the first time since November before recovering most of Friday’s losses, as a miserable 2018 continued for cryptocurrencies.
EghtesadOnline: In what was the strongest rebuke of the Central Bank of Iran to cryptocurrencies yet, the governor of the monetary regulator has said it “does not approve of Bitcoin in any way”.