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Why some Venezuelans have turned to bitcoin mining
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jat
2017-04-20 17:41:05 UTC
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Why some Venezuelans have turned to bitcoin mining

In 2005, Randy Brito, aged 14, and his family fled Venezuela.

Back then, the country's oil-based economy was still booming. But under President Hugo Chavez's socialist agenda, widespread nationalisations and takeovers of private enterprises compelled many middle-class families such as Brito's to leave.

In 2011, while browsing the internet, Brito discovered the world of bitcoin on a dedicated forum.

A post described "bitcoin mining", a fully decentralised process where "miners" compete by making their computing power available to process and confirm transactions coming from a peer-to-peer network.

Miners who perform faster transactions earn transaction fees paid by other users, while, in turn, new bitcoins are issued into existence.

The next year, Brito founded Bitcoin Venezuela as an educational forum to spread knowledge about the digital cryptocurrency.

"At the time, there were maximum 10 profiles on the internet talking about bitcoin in Venezuela," Brito says.

The platform expanded quickly and today has a community of more than 7,000 users. It serves as a beacon for a fast-growing digital currency mining community in a country mired in an economic crisis.

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http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/04/venezuelans-turned-bitcoin-mining-170415124105593.html

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/jat
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PL
2017-04-20 22:48:06 UTC
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In desperate situations (created by inept leaders like those you
supported) people turn to desperate measures.
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Why some Venezuelans have turned to bitcoin mining
In 2005, Randy Brito, aged 14, and his family fled Venezuela.
Back then, the country's oil-based economy was still booming. But under President Hugo Chavez's socialist agenda, widespread nationalisations and takeovers of private enterprises compelled many middle-class families such as Brito's to leave.
In 2011, while browsing the internet, Brito discovered the world of bitcoin on a dedicated forum.
A post described "bitcoin mining", a fully decentralised process where "miners" compete by making their computing power available to process and confirm transactions coming from a peer-to-peer network.
Miners who perform faster transactions earn transaction fees paid by other users, while, in turn, new bitcoins are issued into existence.
The next year, Brito founded Bitcoin Venezuela as an educational forum to spread knowledge about the digital cryptocurrency.
"At the time, there were maximum 10 profiles on the internet talking about bitcoin in Venezuela," Brito says.
The platform expanded quickly and today has a community of more than 7,000 users. It serves as a beacon for a fast-growing digital currency mining community in a country mired in an economic crisis.
Read more
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/04/venezuelans-turned-bitcoin-mining-170415124105593.html
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/jat
Knowledge will set you free
El conocimiento te hará libre
jat
2017-04-20 23:57:58 UTC
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I don't support any body. You're mistaken again, asshole.

/jat
Knowledge will set you free
El conocimiento te hará libre
Post by PL
In desperate situations (created by inept leaders like those you
supported) people turn to desperate measures.
Post by jat
Why some Venezuelans have turned to bitcoin mining
In 2005, Randy Brito, aged 14, and his family fled Venezuela.
Back then, the country's oil-based economy was still booming. But
under President Hugo Chavez's socialist agenda, widespread
nationalisations and takeovers of private enterprises compelled many
middle-class families such as Brito's to leave.
In 2011, while browsing the internet, Brito discovered the world of
bitcoin on a dedicated forum.
A post described "bitcoin mining", a fully decentralised process where
"miners" compete by making their computing power available to process
and confirm transactions coming from a peer-to-peer network.
Miners who perform faster transactions earn transaction fees paid by
other users, while, in turn, new bitcoins are issued into existence.
The next year, Brito founded Bitcoin Venezuela as an educational forum
to spread knowledge about the digital cryptocurrency.
"At the time, there were maximum 10 profiles on the internet talking
about bitcoin in Venezuela," Brito says.
The platform expanded quickly and today has a community of more than
7,000 users. It serves as a beacon for a fast-growing digital currency
mining community in a country mired in an economic crisis.
Read more
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/04/venezuelans-turned-bitcoin-mining-170415124105593.html
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/jat
Knowledge will set you free
El conocimiento te hará libre
PL
2017-04-21 00:09:41 UTC
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On 4/21/2017 1:57 AM, jat wrote> I don't support any body. You're
mistaken again, asshole.nNo "body" maybe. But a ideology like Chavism or
Castroism you do support as your record shows.
Idiotic asshole.
You can"t escape your past, asshole.
jat
2017-04-21 00:38:15 UTC
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What a idiot! You are hallucinating. Stop doing that shit. It's gonna
kill you. You're totally freaked out!

/jat
Knowledge will set you free
El conocimiento te hará libre
Post by PL
On 4/21/2017 1:57 AM, jat wrote> I don't support any body. You're
mistaken again, asshole.nNo "body" maybe. But a ideology like Chavism or
Castroism you do support as your record shows.
Idiotic asshole.
You can"t escape your past, asshole.
PL
2017-04-21 02:31:45 UTC
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Post by jat
What a idiot!
Yes you are. thanks for admitting it.

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