Prominent events in Norway about Bitcoin
Events in 2013
Norway decides that Bitcoin is not a currency, but a taxable asset
Pizza24, a Swedish pizza delivery services start to accept Bitcoin
Events in 2014
Bitcoinsnorway a new Norwegian cryptocurrency exchange donates 5% from its profit to charity
Events in 2016
A Blockchain system is used for Norway to attract tourists thanks to Loyyal – a New York based company
Norway’s largest bank DNB introduces a new feature on its app – Vipps, giving the option for its clients to pay to companies through bank accounts or debit cards, thus making the buying of Bitcoin seamless
Events in 2017
Prosecutors want a pay up from drug dealers linked to Silkroad in Bitcoin in Norway.
Payza, a global payment service provider adds Bitcoin to its list of available currencies, giving the option to their users to send, receive and store bitcoins through the app.
OneCoin (a Ponzi scheme) receives an Ultimatum from the Norwegian authorities
Events in 2018
Bitfury is approved by the Norwegian government to open a Datacenter in Norway
Bitmynt AS loses the in court against Nordea in an appeal against closing the exchange‘s bank account
Bitcoin mining farms stop receiving subsidies from the government of Norway
Events in 2019
Android users in Norway can now purchase Ethereum through the Opera browser
Liberstad – the Anarcho-Capitalist smart city adopts crypto as THE method of value exchange
Accepting Bitcoin becomes a priority for the Norwegian Airlines
Bitcoin Millionaire makes a dangerous jump through a balcony to escape an armed robbery.