Bitcoin mining pools: who’s who? [infographic]

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After the possibility of a ’51 percent attack’ recently endured by the Bitcoin community, it’s worth to know more about the mining pools available in the Bitcoin space.

Despite the several miners that left the pool in the meantime, Ghash.io is still the biggest mining group in the ecosystem, with 33 percent of the hashing rate at the time of the creation of this infographic. The number represents a clear decrease in the pool’s mining power after the 42 percent held last week.

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After the possibility of a ’51 percent attack’ lived by the Bitcoin community during last week, it’s worth to know more about the mining pools available in the Bitcoin space.

Ghash.io is still the biggest pool in the ecosystem, with 33 percent of the hashing rate at the time of the creation of this infographic. The number represents a clear decrease in the mining power after the 42 percent conquered last week.

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Maria Santos

Maria is an experienced journalist currently living in the UK. She has been writing about Bitcoin and the altcoin universe since 2013. She is also a member of the Lifeboat Foundation's New Money Systems Board and a big cryptocurrency supporter.

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