Despite the Low Price, Bitcoin’s Hashrate Remains Elevated as Difficulty Taps an All-Time High

Amid the Terra blockchain meltdown, Bitcoin’s hashrate has been well above the 200 exahash per second range, at 212 EH/s at the time of writing. Bitcoin’s hashpower has remained high after reaching... Read more »

Global Regulators Consider Launching a Joint Body to Coordinate Crypto Rules

Global market regulators are likely to launch a joint body within the next year to better coordinate cryptocurrency regulations, said a top executive of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO). A... Read more »

Authorities Seize Over 1,500 Crypto Mining Rigs in Dagestan Crackdown

Law enforcement and other authorities in Dagestan have closed down two illegal crypto farms, confiscating more than 1,500 mining machines. Government agencies in the republic, considered one of Russia’s capitals of underground... Read more »

UK Affirms Commitment to Regulate Stablecoins Following Terra Meltdown

The British Treasury Department has affirmed its commitment to regulate stablecoins after the collapse of terrausd (UST) and terra (LUNA). “This will create the conditions for issuers and service providers to operate... Read more »

Ethereum Hashrate Taps an All-Time High Amid This Week’s Crypto Market Meltdown

Amid the crazy week in the world of cryptocurrencies and the Bitcoin network’s mining difficulty reaching a lifetime high at 31.25 trillion, Ethereum’s hashrate tapped an all-time high on May 13, at... Read more »

Nigerian SEC Announces New Rules Governing Issuance of Digital Assets

The Nigerian securities regulator has announced new rules that govern the issuing of digital assets. The new rules also include registration requirements for platforms that offer digital assets. Initial Assessment Filing The... Read more »

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

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... Read more »

Argentinian Senate Passes Bill That Would Tax Assets Held in Foreign Countries, Including Crypto

The Argentinian Senate has approved a bill that would allow the government to tax non-declared assets held in foreign countries by citizens of the country. This includes stocks, properties, bonds, and even... Read more »

Proposed Crypto Mining Ban in Norway Fails to Gain Support in Parliament

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... Read more »

Bank of Spain Governor Highlights Need for Fast Regulation in Defi and Crypto

Pablo Hernández de Cos, governor of the Bank of Spain and chair of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision, explained that the cryptocurrency space and decentralized finance (defi) need to be regulated... Read more »