Bitcoin Miners Are Energy Beetles Bitcoin Magazine

This is an op-ed by Robert Warren, partner at Distributed Hash and business development at Upstream Data Inc.

The layman only knows one thing about Bitcoin mining: he uses a batch of energy, and that is bad.

This mind virus, successfully spread by climate extremists and anti-Bitcoin street corner preachers (usually carrying a proof-of-stake torch), is intended to be the death knell for our burgeoning industry. We use a lot of energy, and using energy is obviously a terrible thing. It follows that we are to be despised, persecuted, and ruled out of existence.

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