Iran issues over 1,000 licenses for cryptocurrency mining

posted 6 months ago
Iran issued more than 1,000 licenses to cryptocurrency miners in the country. The licenses were issued by Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mine and Trade, according to an official from the ICT Guild Organization - an Iranian NGO representing information and communications technology (ICT) sector.

The official, Amir Hossein Saeedi Naeini, said the crypto mining industry has the potential to add $8.5 billion to Iran’s economy.
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