The difference is, “who pays”?

I’m having some trouble following your logic. The more harm is done, the more valid it is? If the entrance to one person’s home is blocked it’s bad, but if a main thoroughfare is blocked - denying access for myriads of people - it’s perfectly fine?

Considering the influence Bitmain has in this space, they can be considered a government of sorts. Sure, they have people who are slightly inconvenienced by the action, but governments have people too.