In China’s Hinterlands, Workers Mine Bitcoin for a Digital Fortune

One of the largest sources of Bitcoin can be found in the grasslands of Inner Mongolia, despite Chinese skepticism over its potential for risk.

Li Shuangsheng, 28, at work in the bitcoin farm at the Bitmain China facility, which issues over $300,000 in digital currency a day, in Dalad Banner, Inner Mongolia, China, Aug. 11, 2017 — Giulia Marchi for The New York Times

By Cao Li

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