In China’s Hinterlands, Workers Mine Bitcoin for a Digital Fortune - The New York Times

Here, in what is locally called the Dalad Economic Development Zone, lies one of the biggest Bitcoin farms in the world. These eight factory buildings with blue-tin roofs account for nearly one-twentieth of the world’s daily production of the cryptocurrency.

Interesting that China is currently shutting down exchanges, yet still provides cheap electricity to miners - suggests that they're up to a different strategy than just banning bitcoin?


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