China’s Mining Dominance: Good Or Bad For Bitcoin?

China’s Mining Dominance: Good Or Bad For Bitcoin?

In Kongyu, Tibet, hydropower electricity is inexpensive, as are wages. And Chinese entrepreneurs are among the world’s most capable and least risk averse. This combination makes Kongyu in China’s western Sichuan province an ideal place for a bitcoin mining operation, as revealed by a Washington Post report. Chinese mines comprise about 70 percent of the world’s bitcoin processing power. Chinese factories produce the cheapest microprocessors that run the mines. Chinese bitcoin exchanges represent a similar portion of global bitcoin trading. Is such dominance good or bad for bitcoin’s....


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