23 Jan '16, 2pm

#360WiseNews Bitcoin Is Dead (Again), Long Live Bitcoin (Again)

But Bitcoin “mining,” the process of forging and securing the all-important blockchain, has become an industrial rather than artisanal activity, which (for technical reasons) only makes financial sense for companies who run their own custom-built mining chips in places with extremely cheap electricity. Hearn’s outrage that “the block chain is controlled by Chinese miners” may be one step removed from xenophobia, but the larger issue — that this decentralized system unfortunately happens to incentivize, maybe not centralization, but something a lot like oligarchization…

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Bitcoin Is Dead (Again), Long Live Bitcoin (Again)

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