Internet cafes are reinventing themselves into cryptocurrency mining farms

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Clawedge Ancient Guru

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    Can guru3d stop posting filth about all this crypto garbage?

    Everyone knows crypto is done by losers. And posting it in the news section only encourages more losers to mine crypto.

    Or alternative change the name from guru3d to gurucrypto
     
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    What a waste of energy and perfectly good hw
     
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    Fck* all this cryptocurrency crap, honestly
    I mean, the way you mine is almost like trading, but you need hardware for it
    Lazy ass society
     

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    Agreed, I wish there was a way to ban crypto mining but it is probably impossible to regulate. Even if some countries did ban them then it would just move the problem to another country.
     
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    Never understood economics behind cyber cafes TBH...
    You buy bunch of PCs; You rent a space in a high-traffic area. And then what?

    You sell peanuts to stranded tourists?
    Your shaman puts a curse on any idiot with a similar idea in a two miles area?
     
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    Noisiv Ancient Guru

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    Don't let the door hit you on your way to your safe space
     
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    Why dont you kisss my ass
     
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  9. Noisiv

    Noisiv Ancient Guru

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    That's perfectly negotiable. Assuming you take good care of yourself.
     
  10. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Oy ! be nice. Come on now.
     
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    Dont worry i am taking few days break anyway, fed up of this crypto nonsense.
     
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    Made me think of this for some reason xD

     
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    That was new . No need to be rude man ! We all grown man here . At least I hope .
     
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    You're not the only one, it makes my blood boil as well.
     
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    It's annoying no doubt. And it would be hard to get these cards even without miners, and now its next to impossible.

    But of all the things in this world... NOT BEING ABLE TO BUY STUFF - this is what makes your blood boil?
    REALLY?
     
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    In a world where people don't have space or economy to have hardware or internet at their home, they can come to an internet café and use the internet there. Or play games there, or meet up with friends to play in a social space or whatever. You pay for the time you spend there and you buy your food there... Not sure how that's so difficult to figure out the economy in :p
     
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    Yep,lets forget about "Green Deal"-a nonsense deal with our money.

    All corpos are exciting about mining craze,in Jan-Feb their accounts are fatty now because mining&greed.And guess what,consumers are happy to pay over-priced corpo products. :rolleyes:

    The future is Bitcoin or any virtual no-older-dollar coin.
    Thats why SE-asians are in the hurry with this mining craze,a global payment virtual coin when they have enough of it to move and control things.
     
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    One of these days some vigilantes who are still waiting for their 3080s are going to raid a mining farm :D.
     
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    Teh fact that there is internet in the middle of Brazilian rainforest?

    Hardware? Like the phone?

    How do I escape Internet? A man cant get stranded in the deep Himalaya no more.
     
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    Like a PC? Maybe people want to use something other than their phone. Maybe their phone isn't powerful enough. Maybe they dont have proper access to internet on their phone. Maybe it's this or that reason? You say there's internet in the middle of the Brazillian rainforest, but the US has people hoping to get 3mbit down stream connections. Ramshackle big city areas in asia might have issues with connecting wires.

    Here in Denmark, Internet Cafés - aka gaming cafés - have had a renaissance in recent years - they used to be extinct, but in the past maybe 5 years 4 or 5 of them opened up here in town, around 350k in the metro area, in decent locations and they're thriving.
     

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