Norwegian Crypto Miners Rejoice As Proposed Ban Rejected

Norwegian Crypto Miners Rejoice As Proposed Ban Rejected

On May 10, 2022, the parliament of Norway voted against a proposed ban on Bitcoin mining in the country. This was good news for crypto miners, who were relieved at the decision. Red Party (communist party of Norway) initially recommended a plan to restrict the Bitcoin mining activities in Norway in March 2022. However, the […]


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