Bitcoin Mining Comes to Appalachia — With Noise in Tow

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By Tobias Carroll What price would you pay to revitalize an economically troubled part of the country? If you’ve spent enough time reading about Appalachia, you might have noticed predictions that the region could see a boom in tech jobs in the years to come. What form could those jobs take? Everything from producing clean energy to mining cryptocurrency. When it comes to the latter, however, there might be some questions for local governments to consider. A new article at The Washington Post explores the experience of Limestone, Tennessee — a town where Red Dog Technologies opened a Bitcoin m…

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