Mining Puts Pressure On Bitcoin Price

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For those that are unfamiliar with how hashrate is calculated: the Bitcoin network targets ten minute block times, and has a difficulty adjustment every 2,016 blocks (about every two weeks). If over a 2,016 block period, blocks are coming in at 5% faster rate than the 10 minute average target, then difficulty will adjust upwards, and vice versa.

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