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No more mining at work for South Korean electronics traders


Yongsan Market, one of the largest electronics market in South Korea, ordered its sellers to cease all mining activities at work, CoinDesk reports.

The sellers of Yongsan Market decided to get additional revenue right while at work – many of them were found using video cards from their stock of goods for mining Bitcoin and Ethereum. Due to this, Yongsan Market leaders decided to prohibit mining at work, because during the mining process, too much power is being spent nonbeneficially and high indoor temperatures increase the likelihood of fire.

The traders were warned: those who mine at work will have to pay for electricity expenses.

South Korea demonstrates a growth of interest in cryptocurrency, so it’s not surprising that electronic traders decided to employ all opportunities available for small-scale mining.


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