Tesla CEO Elon Musk is now threatening to remove Bitcoin from Tesla’s balance sheet after days of arguing with the disgruntled community.
In a reply to a shady Twitter account that warns Bitcoiners about the e-car manufacturer potentially removing the largest cryptocurrency from its balance sheet due to all the hate the billionaire is getting right, Musk replied that it could “indeed” happen.
In a separate tweet, Musk claims that Bitcoin is highly centralized because it is controlled by a handful of mining companies:
Bitcoin is actually highly centralized, with supermajority controlled by handful of big mining (aka hashing) companies. A single coal mine in Xinjiang flooded, almost killing miners, and Bitcoin hash rate dropped 35%. Sound “decentralized” to you?
Bitcoin dipped to $45,127, the lowest level since May 1, shortly after Musk’s warning.