EU Parliament Backtracks Ban On Bitcoin’s Proof-Of-Work Today


  • Bitcoin’s Proof-of-Work (PoW) will no longer be limited in the European Union.
  • The EU ECON committee voted on Monday to remove a section relating to a de-facto ban on bitcoin mining in the continent.
  • An alternative amendment passed, adding bitcoin mining to the EU sustainable finance taxonomy.

The European Union (EU) has dropped its plans to impose a de-facto ban on bitcoin mining and related activities that could allegedly hurt the region’s efforts to promote sustainable technologies, according to multiple reports.

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