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Swedish central bankers snipe Bitcoin mining, cite rampant vitality use By Cointelegraph

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Swedish central bankers snipe Bitcoin mining, cite rampant vitality use

One other day, one other environmental assault on proof-of-work (PoW) mining. A report shared by the Swedish central financial institution argued that energy-intensive (BTC) and cryptocurrency mining ought to be banned.

The Swedish central financial institution, often known as the Riksbank, is the oldest central financial institution on this planet. In a damning report entitled, “Cryptocurrencies and their influence on monetary stability,” the financial institution had a crack at PoW cryptocurrency mining. PoW mining employs energy-guzzling information facilities that remedy puzzles to safe blockchains. The report acknowledged: