Cryptocurrency mining is an energy-intensive business that lures prospectors to communities where electricity is cheap and abundant. But what externalities does digital currency mining wreak upon those neighborhoods? CBS News correspondent Errol Barnett investigates. getAbstract recommends his thorough case study to digital entrepreneurs hoping to strike it rich and to communities considering a foray into cryptocurrencies.
About the Speaker
Errol Barnett is an anchor and correspondent for CBS News.