Life Inside a Secret Chinese Bitcoin Mine

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In October of last year Motherboard gained access to a massive, secretive Bitcoin mine housed within a repurposed factory in the Liaoning Province in rural northeast China.

This is the infrastructure that keeps the digital currency’s decentralized network up and running, and its operators are profiting big time.

The mine we visited is just one of six sites owned by a secretive group of four people, part of a colossal mining operation that, as of our visit, cumulatively generated 4,050 bitcoins a month, equivalent to a monthly gross of $1.5 million.

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  • Internet Explorer

    This is why we need to get rid of China...for the good of humankind survable....

  • Eder Gonzalez

    Lmaoo i would set an emp off right in front of it 😂😂

  • Setsuna F. Surya

    1NnB7QR9MftJQpnAvaj2NbaVj1oiW34PJF Please give us some bitcoins for give some children’s food :,(

  • Los Angeles

    With this rate 100/day X3500/coin X365 days and they still make 127 millions, but the question is who is paying? This is a biggest ponzi schemes ever! 11/27/2018.

  • alan legendary

    Cash is king.Fuck online currency

  • Bitcoin Channel

    I also visited places like this,In my channel there are several videos about it

  • Lilly Evans

    One of the secret of having a better trade is to have someone who is trustworthy and has a unique strategy like mr robert walker. Most beginners are always affected because they are not been guided.

  • UN _ Conventional

    How are they doing now?

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    How to earn bitcoin

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  • ash man

    Sorry humans, no more electricity for you ...

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  • Alkrizz

    the old smoke,dust and soot changed to electromagnetic radiations

  • jcbdt

    This would make a great setting for a horror movie.

  • Los Angeles

    Just mining by using computers and get the coin? then what do those computed component do? Virtual money, only stupid people believe in them!

  • mohamulator

    It was all going well until they showed the working conditions and the bed

  • prasanth ar

    Can you please say the 6 Bitcoin sites he mentioned in this video??

  • Peter A

    It seems interesting. I wonder if its affecting them due to the btc price and difficulty....

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  • RedEyedJedii

    The technician has it made!! He just kicks it playing games and smoking cigarettes while keeping an eye on the machines.

  • Eric Outram

    At end he says hisTotal investment in bitcoin Is half cash Dah He takes out cashWhile you are putting it in They’re taking it out Sounds like a big cash machine for the power company s

  • gundamzerostrike

    - Yeah, yeah, our mine is in this city, in this building. Look, you can film! It's so cool!- Life inside a SECRET Chinese Bitcoin mineYeaaaah, so fuckin' secret...

  • Wayne Slater

    Need to mine bitcoin or hack private key ????? <<<cryptojojo05@ \>>>>

  • Dr.Natsuki MD, MBBS

    thank you bitcoin miners! because of you next to all gpus doubled in price, now I will never have my dream pc!

  • Kesateria Matahari

    how are you doing fellow billionaires ?

  • Nathaly Li

    The last 2 months, I have made over $60,000 from Bitcoin but my success never started that way as I had made substantial losses before my turning point in the Crypto space. I bought *2Btc last year which quickly rose in the bull run but eventually lost most of it and sold off what was left. That was the last I would ever have to do with bitcoins until I was introduced to Mark Hall first of, he asked to know my trade experience. He then gave me a quick insight on what to look out for when choosing a platform and a bunch of other things most experienced traders may never tell you. Most importantly, he introduced me to his specially designed layout and provided me with professional advice and accurate trade signals. With his system, trading has become easy and profitable and I just want to spread the word and thereby help as many that are in my previous unfortunate situation. For all questions, you can reach by **Mail (markhall279@gmail. com)

  • ryvr madduck

    I tried to use make-believe money Bitcoin to get a hooker to give me a blowjob. She agreed and gave me a make-believe blowjob. Her tip was very generous, I gave her three magic beans worth one thousand dollars each.

  • Damnit Bobby

    Not bad even in a 2019 down BTC market, 25 BTC per day is around $87,000 which pays the monthly electric bill ($80K) in a single day. Even If only half the month (15 days is profit) that's still $1.3 million per month from one of the six locations, $7.8 million a month total, $94 million a year total.

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  • Dick Tracy

    Can you do another interview? I wanna know how they are doing today.

  • Ariel Aguero

    I dont think this would be profitable for me now but if the tools were available, I would think that storing the servers in one of those frezzing rooms where meat its Hanging can be better than using Fans.

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    Well I found free $3621a money making system that is really working:(just go to) Great work...

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  • densch123

    And that's how you become a pro gamer.Work at a mining farm 24/7 so that you will sit there and play games the whole time. cause it would be boring otherwise :-)

  • FUD Buddy

    Bitcoin is currently at $3,200. They mine 20 -25 a day. That is barely paying their $80,000 electricity bill. My bet it that this Project has closed shop already or is shutting down as i post this. Don't do cryptocurrencies, kids. It's a bad idea.

  • Why Me?

    Different kind of mine slave

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  • S. S.

    Wouldve thought the resting area area was like a resort considering the millions theyre raking in.

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