BREAKDOWN: The US Is Officially the Global Leader in Bitcoin Mining

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The percentage of global hash power that comes from the U.S. is now above 35%.

This episode is sponsored by NYDIG.

Today on “The Breakdown,” NLW looks at how the United States has been perhaps the greatest beneficiary of the Great Hashrate Migration away from China following the country’s mining ban in May. This has political implications for how bitcoin is treated in the U.S. At the same time, the U.S.’ overall regulatory stance toward crypto remains confused. NLW looks at comments from three separate SEC commissioners that show three separate perspectives on the industry.

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“The Breakdown” is written, produced by and features NLW, with editing by Rob Mitchell and additional production support by Eleanor Pahl. Adam B. Levine is our executive producer and our theme music is “Countdown” by Neon Beach. The music you heard today behind our sponsor is “Only in Time” by Abloom. Image credit: Yurchello108/iStock/Getty Images Plus, modified by CoinDesk.

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