Major Mining Pools’ Bitcoin Hashrate Nears Recovery as Kazakhstan’s Internet Is Partially Restored

Major Mining Pools’ Bitcoin Hashrate Nears Recovery as Kazakhstan’s Internet Is Partially Restored


It’s hard to know how long the internet will continue to operate. The country’s internet has been restored several times over the past few days, but these moments are “brief and unpredictable, affecting different providers and regions at different times,” NetBlocks founder Alp Toker told CoinDesk. Beyond implications for human rights, the intermittent network “can’t reliably support cryptocurrency mining,” Toker said.

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