Bitcoin is just like using your card to buy something… if every transaction cost you ~$50 and used as much electricity as 1,000,000 VISA transactions (or more energy than the average US household uses in a month).
Sources: https://ycharts.com/indicators/bitcoin_average_transaction_fee, https://digiconomist.net/bitcoin-energy-consumption
If you see anyone defending this, just tell them to fuck off. It’s the only response they deserve.
Following my own advice and simply telling anyone who defends Bitcoin to fuck off and blocking them at this point.
I’ve zero interest in engaging with “fuck you, I got mine!” ecocidal dickheads.
@aral Block the chains, stop wasting our time.
@gert I’m sorry, am I wasting your time? :)
@aral Of course not, I was referring to the blockchain propaganda crowd. :)
@gert I know ;)
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