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A recent essay dives into China’s motivations for its recent bitcoin mining ban.

A recent essay dives into China’s motivations for its recent bitcoin mining ban.

This episode is sponsored by Nexo.io and Circle.

On this week’s “Long Reads Sunday,” NLW reads Nic Carter’s latest essay for CoinDesk “Go West, Bitcoin! Unpacking the Great Hashrate Migration.”

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