Two officials of the Crimean government was fired for mining bitcoins



From the office of the Council of Ministers of Crimea dismissed two officials that the government illegally installed the software for bitcoin mining. On Friday, September 29, Chairman of the Committee on combating corruption of the Republic Alexander Aksarin, reports RIA Novosti.

“People are fired. I think that in the future no one desires will not arise,” said Aksutin.

He added that staff worked in the IT division, earned a little and didn’t manage to cash out cryptocurrency.

August 30, Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Trutnev said that the surplus of electricity in the far East can be used for bitcoin mining. According to him, the region has areas in which electricity is produced more than necessary. “To work with the excess electricity it is possible,” he said. Similar projects are being considered, said Trutnev.

Mining — the process of mining crypto-currencies computers with mathematical tasks that support digital transactions and generate new bitcoins. The owners of well equipped computers can take power of their machines in the virtual rent users-miners, and then part of the mined cryptocurrency will be the landlord.

Bitcoin is one of the most famous and popular cryptocurrency, is based on the blockchain. This is the technology of distributed databases, based on constantly renewing the chain of records. It is resistant to tampering, revision, hacking and stealing information.