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Comedian Bill Maher excoriates environmental impact of crypto

Comedian Bill Maher excoriates environmental impact of crypto


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Speaking in the New Rules segment on his show Real Time with Bill Maheron Friday, the comedian said the goal of mining crypto was to “make something that is purposefully arbitrary.” Comparing the crypto space to a virtual game and speaking about mining in a seemingly derisive tone, Maher implied investing in tokens was a childish endeavor which some prominent financial figures like Warren Buffett were avoiding.

“I like Bill Maher a lot and he is spot on many times, but his view of crypto is one sided,” said Alex Iskold of 2048 Ventures.

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