29 Jan '17, 5pm

How Sustainable Will Bitcoin Be After the Apocalypse?

How Sustainable Will Bitcoin Be After the Apocalypse?

Bitcoin very much depends on the internet, and the cryptocurrency’s network of miners and nodes depend heavily on electricity. The digital asset could survive quite well if there were no loss of the web or a global electrical power crisis. However, if these particular events took place in an apocalyptic situation, Bitcoin would have a difficult time. Moreover, if the power grid fails, global citizens will have more problems on their hands than worrying about Bitcoin. Yet the blockchain could still survive offline, and node operators and miners could reboot the network as soon as internet connections came back. One Redditor

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