Bitcoin Honeymoon Is Over? NYC Mayor Comes Out Against Proof Of Work

Bitcoin Honeymoon Is Over? NYC Mayor Comes Out Against Proof Of Work

Per a New York Post report, recently elected NY Mayor Eric Adams has revealed his positions against Bitcoin and crypto mining. The politician run on a campaign that vouched to make the U.S. city a “center of cryptocurrency trading”. Related Reading | NYC Mayor Will Keep His Promise And Convert First Paycheck To Bitcoin And […]

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A text threatening to prohibit cryptocurrencies relying on energy-intensive proof-of-work mining has been deleted from the draft legislation aimed at regulating the European crypto space. The move comes after the controversial provision sparked objections from the crypto community. MiCA Proposal Drops Ban on Proof-of-Work Coins Wording that could have banned cryptocurrencies with proof-of-work (PoW) mining, like bitcoin, is missing in the latest version of EU’s Markets in Crypto Assets (MiCA) framework. The European Parliament (EP) was expected to approve the proposal on the last....

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New York Mayor-Elect Eric Adams recently won the mayoral race for the city. On November 3rd, Adams became the second black man to be elected as mayor in the city of New York. The win was momentous in itself but Adams’s comments and stance on cryptocurrencies, bitcoin, in particular, have been what has pushed him into the limelight in recent days. The mayor-elect had made the news days after his election when he said that he planned to receive his first three paychecks in bitcoin. This was in response to Miami’s Mayor Francis Suarez’s comment that he was going to receive a paycheck in....