Now That All Bitcoin Miners Are Child Pornographers, How Do You Protect Yourself?

Criminals use US currency for criminal endeavors, so we should cut Bitcoin a break. Or perhaps the big banks commit fraud themselves, so what's the big deal about organized crime getting into the cryptocurrency mining business? Needless to say, these arguments are fallacious. One crime simply does …
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Monero Miners In Uproar After Panic Algorithm Change Due to ASICs Coming Online (news.bitcoin.com)

Bitmain has found itself in a war with words with the monero community over the release of its latest cryptocurrency miner, the Cryptonight-capable X3. The unit is being offered at a discounted rate to existing customers, but critics claim this is because the miners will soon be ineffective at mining monero, the main coin to use the X3’s Cryptonight technology. Monero lead developer Riccardo Spagni has emphasized that the units will not work on monero due to a scheduled hard fork

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BTC Prices Below $8K Could Spell Disaster for Bitcoin Miners (news.bitcoin.com)

According to a study conducted by Wall Street analyst, Tom Lee’s agency, Fundstrat, BTC prices below the $ 8K range make it awfully difficult for miners to gain revenue. Lee details that at a global average rate of six cents per kilowatt-hour, some BTC miners are either breaking even right now or mining the cryptocurrency at a loss.
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Bitcoin Holds Above $11000, XRP Pops; Mining Haven Quebec Warns Miners

The best known digital currency was continuing on its upward trajectory despite the Quebec government saying it is "not interested" in operations that do not add value to the local economy after being flooded by enquiries by Bitcoin mining firms. It has also been suggested it may set a higher electricity …
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