According to Coinbase revised 'clarification' miners can change any consensus rules unilaterally (reddit.com)

According to Coinbase and Gemini whatever chain has the most POW “is bitcoin”. This means that miners are allowed to change any and all consensus rules, even the 21 million coin limit, freely and at will because they control 51% hashpower. According to their statements this is only criteria. Not consensus from the market, economic majority, node operators, or technical community. Just hashpower and nothing more. They should have stuck with the original statement. BTC is BTC. And S2X is S2X….

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Japanese Renewable Energy Provider Offers Low Flat-Rate Electricity for Crypto Miners (news.bitcoin.com)

Japanese renewable energy provider, Looop, has announced an electricity plan aimed at reducing costs for bitcoin and other cryptocurrency miners. The plan charges a flat monthly fee for electricity usage of up to a certain level in the Tokyo Electric Power Company service area.
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