Hydropower Stations Up for Sale Amid China’s Crackdown on Crypto Mining

Small hydropower plants have been put up for sale in China as demand for their cheap energy decreases following the government’s crackdown on crypto miners. Just as with mining rigs, their prices... Read more »

China crackdown shows industrial Bitcoin mining a problem for decentralization

Bitcoin’s reliance on large-scale mining infrastructure and geographic concentration has been thrown into sharp relief by China’s recent mining crackdown. In May, China announced that it would be getting tough on crypto... Read more »

Regulators in UK, Japan Issue Warnings on Binance Amid Crackdown on Unauthorized Crypto Exchanges

Top financial regulators in England and Japan have independently issued warnings on Binance for offering crypto exchange services to residents of the two countries without being registered with the regulators as required... Read more »

What does China’s crypto crackdown mean for the industry?

The latest crackdown has compelled many bitcoiners to scramble for the exits, leaving their diamond-handed counterparts to issue witticisms that underline the former’s shaky resolve. One Twitter user, for instance, pointed out... Read more »

Facebook’s David Marcus: China’s Bitcoin Mining Crackdown ‘Great Development’ for BTC

David Marcus, head of Facebook Financial (F2) who is in charge of crypto project Diem, formerly Libra, believes that the Chinese government cracking down on bitcoin mining is “a great development” for... Read more »

Abkhazia Shuts Down 8 Crypto Farms Amid Ongoing Crackdown on Mining

Authorities in Abkhazia, the partially recognized South Caucasus republic, have discovered and closed down eight crypto mining farms in just two weeks. Since the beginning of June, law enforcement agents have disconnected... Read more »