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A ban on Bitcoin mining in private homes over Electricity Costs, heating: Russia

Bitcoin mining is a ban in Russia on private homes, although electricity companies affluence talks on giving miners spare capacity.

According today’s news and local news outlet RIA Novosti, the governmental Informational Democracy Fund. Hence, it would acclaim interdiction participation in mining pools from private addresses. Therefore, at an upcoming meeting if a working group on Internet growth.

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RIA quotes the Fund’s president Ilya Massukh as saying,

“Anything [mining-related] that continues inside the country is a waste of electricity. It’s somewhat doubtful in terms of efficiency for the Russian economy”.

Russia continues to prevent mixed signals on Blockchain regulation and cryptocurrency. Previous week, the country’s two main electricity giants were conferring decisions for miners to use spare capacity at 70 sites for Bitcoin mining purposes.

Meanwhile, an organization is attempting to raise $100 mln to fund a huge mining project which ostensibly aims to take market share away from China, with the higher electricity costs.

Alleged hazards

At the time, Massukh indicates to assumes safety hazards intricate in private mining of Bitcoin includes regular “ventilation systems being unable to moderate the heat produced” by the essential equipment.

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