Tag: proof of work

More Pressure Against PoW In The US

Eight environmental groups have written to the US Office of Science & Technology Policy, expressing their growing concern about Bitcoin’s energy consumption. Bitcoin energy debate...

Internal EU Documents Show PoW Ban Is Still Possible

Netzpolitik.org published internal documents from EU officials, hinting that the attempted ban on Proof of Work cryptocurrency is not off the table. https://twitter.com/FantaAlexx/status/1517091163567759363 “No need to...

Mozilla Reinstates Crypto Donations, But Only For PoS Coins

The open-source project Mozilla, most known for the Firefox browser and the Thunderbird mail client, has reviewed its policies surrounding crypto donations. https://twitter.com/mozilla/status/1512106462163746818 Crypto donations suspended...

PoW Vs PoS Debate Picks Up Steam

During the past week, heated debates have erupted again, whether Proof of Work or Proof of Stake is the better consensus mechanism. https://twitter.com/TrustlessState/status/1509273931189870597 Greenpeace pushes for...

US Government Requests Public Comments On Crypto Energy Usage

The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has issued a public request for US individuals and organizations to comment on the environmental...

MiCA: EU Rejects Proposed Ban On Proof Of Work

The European Parliament has passed the Markets in Crypto Assets bill, however, without a passage that would stipulate a ban on Proof of Work...

Ethereum Rebrands To Avoid Confusion Between Eth1 And Eth2

The Ethereum Foundation has announced that they will be removing all references to ETH1 and ETH2. There is no ETH2, only Ethereum The original Ethereum blockchain,...

Bitcoin Mining Controversy In New York State Turns Into Dirty Public...

A fierce public battle has erupted surrounding the Greenidge Generating Station, a gas-fired power station which, as of recently, has started mining Bitcoin. Letter to...

Potential Ban Drives Miners Out Of China

Bitcoin miners are apparently ready to pack their bags after the Chinese government announced regulatory action against crypto mining. https://twitter.com/MustafaYilham/status/1396574196394651649 Miners fear regulatory action amidst unclear...

Energy Web Secures Backing From Google Impact Challenge

Energy Web (EWT) has received a 1 million EUR grant from Google's Impact Challenge program to harmonize low-carbon electricity markets across Europe. https://twitter.com/ja_morris/status/1381998867822964737 Blockchain Technology Will...
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