What Real People Think of Bitcoin Mining in Their Communities

There is no area of "bitcoin building" subject to more political scrutiny than mining. For years there have been battles around mining, exemplified by the New York State Moratorium on new mining driven in large part by reports from the Greenidge plant in the Finger Lakes region. In a new piece of reporting from CoinDesk, however, it appears that many of the claims made about the plant and its impact were simply false. What's more, locals in the area have had their voices almost entirely ignored. 

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Bitcoin Builders is produced and hosted by Nathaniel Whittemore. Lead researcher is Scott Hill. Edited by Kyle Barbour-Hoffman. Images by Midjourney. Theme music is "Everybody Dance" by True Ripper, licensed via Track Club. Ad music is "Easy's First Tiger" by Bossfight

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