For Internet shutdown in , the local energy wasters cannot submit their hashes, so sees a decrease of the hashrate by 12%. Miners moved to neighbouring Kazakhstan after was fed up with them. Eventually Kazakhstan faced power outages in winter.

@KAOS Ich trauere zwar schon ein bisschen dem BCH-Kurs hinterher, aber wat solls. Randalieren würde ich deswegen jetzt nicht.

@blizzz so... cryptominers flock to Kazakhstan because of cheap energy, and less than a year later there is a popular uprising because of rising energy costs. these things seem to be related.

@Stoori i know too little to know whether there are other things coming into play. The government is rather Authoritarian, so there can be several issues cooking up. Certainly the electricity problems caused by the cryptocurrencyminers were fueling dissatisfaction.

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