Cryptocurrency expert Virgil Griffith reportedly once said it would be 'really cool' if North Korea mined Ether
Wednesday, 4 December 2019 () · Virgil Griffith, the US cryptocurrency expert arrested last week on suspicion of helping North Korea evade US sanctions, reportedly said it'd be "really cool" if North Korea mined ether.
· Ether is a cryptocurrency developed by the Ethereum Foundation, a nonprofit cryptocurrency platform which Griffith also works for.
Trump sparked an angry response from North Korea after he called Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un "rocket man" earlier this week. Pyongyang On Thursday responded by calling him a "dotard," reviving one of Kim's more headline-grabbing insults from the days before the two leaders met. Eve Johnson reports.