/Power-sucking Bitcoin 'mines' spark backlash

Power-sucking Bitcoin 'mines' spark backlash



Bitcoin “miners” who use rows of computers whirring at the same time to produce virtual currencies began taking root along New York’s northern border a couple of years ago to tap into some of the nation’s cheapest hydroelectric power, offering an air of Silicon Valley sophistication to this often-snowy¬†…

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