23 Congressional Democrats Call on EPA to Investigate Bitcoin Mining Facilities

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A group of 23 US politicians led by Rep. Jared Huffman have urged the EPA to investigate if Bitcoin mining firms are following environmental rules. They specifically expressed their “serious concerns” in a letter to EPA Administrator Michael Regan on April 20, claiming that “crypto” mining operations in the US may be violating regulations including […]

Binance Admits Nazi Emoji was Embarrassing

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Binance attempted to generate some publicity on Wednesday by announcing that their hashtag emojis were back! The company tweeted an updated emoji as a branded hashtag for #Binance, #BNB and #BitcoinButton. This new hashtag emoji (see image below) would appear whenever someone tweeted one of these preselected hashtags; however, users everywhere were surprised the cryptocurrency […]

Ukraine Blacklisting Russian Bitcoin Wallets

Ukraine Bitcoin Blacklist

Ukraine has harvested Bitcoin addresses linked to Russian officials in a quest to identify and ban them. Head of Bitcoin relations in Ukraine, Mykhailo Fedorov, requested the blacklist on behalf of the Ukrainian government. “Our idea was that the war criminals will try to avoid sanctions through Bitcoin, and we want to get them there,” […]

The Bitcoin Orange Pill – All you need to know about Side-Effects

Bitcoin Orange Pill

Life is full of “aha” moments. “Aha.” It’s barely even a word, but it invokes a great deal of meaning. It is that moment of resonance where something clicks. That penny drop moment. I recently had a great discussion with Daniel Prince. You can find the conversation on the Once Bitten! Podcast, Episode #235. In […]

Icelandic Airline PLAY open to accept Bitcoin

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Birgir Jónsson, chief executive officer of airline Play is open to accept cryptocurrency if the industry and market should move in that direction, he told BitcoinNews. The two year old airline from Iceland launched its first connecting route between the US and Europe on April 21 deploying Airbus 320neo. At the inauguration event at Baltimore […]