The government of the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) has been searching for a subpoena against co-founder Larry Page to obtain documents for its civil lawsuit related to sex trafficking by longtime JPMorgan Chase customer Jeffrey Epstein; it has failed in each attempt. It has demanded that Page provide all documents from 2002 onwards related to communication with JPMorgan regarding Epstein and all documents reflecting or regarding Epstein’s involvement in human trafficking and/or his procurement of girls or women for commercial sex.
Cryptocurrency mining in the United States used approximately 50 billion kWh of electricity, more energy than every computer, and almost more than all televisions in the country. A report from the White House proposed the Digital Asset Mining Energy (DAME) excise tax, highlighting the energy consumption and carbon emissions of cryptocurrency mining.
💻 Cryptocurrency mining in the United States used approximately 50 billion kWh of electricity, more than every computer in the country.
📺 Cryptocurrency mining in the US almost used more power than all televisions.
🌍 The cryptocurrency mining figures are based on global crypto energy usage and the US’ share of bitcoin and ethereum mining.
📉 The proposed DAME tax could make cryptocurrency mining unprofitable and grind the industry to a halt.