Quote Originally Posted by touchring View Post
The initial bulk of bitcoins created by the early birds didn't require such a large amount of energy to mine, as is the case for most other crypto. The subsequent effort to mine for bitcoin is only a cover. Without this effort to slow down the creation of bitcoins, governments would have felt threatened by it and all would have banned bitcoin. Now with corporations like Facebook getting onto the crypto bonanza, others like Apple, Amazon and Google and a thousand other corporations will follow and you can be sure that central banks will have no choice but to come out with regulations and these will apply to all cryptos.
i'm just saying it doesn't cost nothing.