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Bitcoin miners generated $1.7 billion in revenue during April

An ‘OFAC-compliant’ bitcoin miner revives debate about transaction censorship

On May 5, the publicly traded mining firm Marathon created its first “sanctions-compliant” block of Bitcoin transactions after announcing its intention to do just that. The development renewed the fear that bitcoin’s long-touted censorship resistance — that is, how miners typically take an agnostic viewpoint to which transactions are included in their blocks — would …

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