They are coming for mining pools. This is how the war on coin begins.
@Steve These miners will learn a thing or two about game theory. Transactions will just go to other miners who will validate them. The miners who decide to block certain transactions will have a much harder time paying for electricity.
>In other words, they're promising to only mine transactions that the government approves of, even if it means revenue takes a hit.
This seems doomed to failure in the long run since other companies (possibly outside the US) will outcompete.
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