In these hours, official confirmation has arrived regarding a change of course by Microsoft which, with a change to the criteria for using its services, has prohibited from mining cryptocurrencies with its cloud services. The change came into force at the beginning of December but officially emerged only in these hours. Here are the full details:
Microsoft prohibits cryptocurrency mining for users using its cloud services
Note that, with this decision, Microsoft chooses di follow the example of other companies in the sector. THEPreviously, in fact, Google, Amazon and Oracle had also adopted a similar policy regarding mining. The measure, underlines Microsoft, is due to the desire to “further protect our customers and mitigate the risk of interruption or compromise of services in the Microsoft cloud”.