U.S. Blocks China-Tied Crypto Miners as 'National Security Risk' Near Nuke Base

U.S. Blocks China-Tied Crypto Miners as ‘National Security Risk’ Near Nuke Base


The White House says a Chinese crypto-mining operation set up shop within a mile of a U.S. nuclear missile base without getting proper clearance. The order to shut it down said it’s using foreign-source technology that poses national-security concerns.

President Joe Biden ordered a cryptocurrency mining facility near Warren Air Force Base in Wyoming to halt operations on Monday, calling it a threat to national security.

The White House order said the British Virgin Islands company behind MineOne, which is majority owned by Chinese nationals, must remove all the improvements and mining equipment on the property located within a mile of the military facility

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