A representation of the Bitcoin virtual currency is seen on a PC motherboard in this file photograph. Photo: Reuters

Bitcoin is an ‘environmental disaster’ and ‘could bring the internet to a halt’, study says

Bitcoin miners are using as much electricity as Switzerland, while the computing power needed to deal with bitcoin growth would eventually overwhelm all computers, the Bank of International Settlements said

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A representation of the Bitcoin virtual currency is seen on a PC motherboard in this file photograph. Photo: Reuters
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