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Does Bitcoin Mining Really Consume More Electricities than Entire Countries?by@thenextweb
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Does Bitcoin Mining Really Consume More Electricities than Entire Countries?

by The Next Web2mJanuary 3rd, 2018
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As <a href="http://hackernoon.com/bitcoin" target="_blank">Bitcoin</a> continues its stride towards mainstream adoption, it turns out that <a href="https://www.reuters.com/article/uk-global-markets-bitcoin/bitcoin-hits-record-high-after-smashing-through-8000-for-first-time-idUSKBN1DK1QM" target="_blank">its surging price rates</a> are not the only thing experiencing a sudden increase. New research indicates that the popular cryptocurrency now consumes more electricity than more than 20 countries in Europe.

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