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In October of final 12 months Motherboard gained entry to an enormous, secretive Bitcoin mine housed inside a repurposed manufacturing facility within the Liaoning Province in rural northeast China.

That is the infrastructure that retains the digital foreign money’s decentralized community up and operating, and its operators are profiting massive time.

The mine we visited is only one of six websites owned by a secretive group of 4 individuals, a part of a colossal mining operation that, as of our go to, cumulatively generated 4,050 bitcoins a month, equal to a month-to-month gross of $1.5 million.

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