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Lightweight clients follow the longest blockchain and do not ensure it is valid, requiring trust in miners. Spoiler: No, XBT is not different from BTC. "Bitcoin confidence game is a Ponzi scheme for the 21st century". Archived from the original on Retrieved Kaushik Basu (July 2014). Because Bitcoin is bigger than its symbols. 198 Energy consumption Bitcoin has been criticized for the amount of electricity consumed by mining. "The SEC Shows Why Bitcoin Is Doomed". Archived from the original on Retrieved Bernard, Zo (2 December 2017).