How Bitcoin Miners Can Stay Clear of SEC Scrutiny (and Fall Foul of It)

“The reputational shadow [of cloud mining] has been a stain on our entire industry,” says Kent Haliburton, President and COO of Sazmining, a hosted miner (for an explanation of the difference between hosted and cloud mining, see below). “Because so many people have gotten hurt and hosed. We said, if you’re selling hashrate, how are you not selling a security? We wanted to stay totally clear from it.”

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