"Father of C " Bjarne Stroustrup: cryptocurrency is too power hungry and involves illegal transactions

Bjarne Stroustrup, the "father of C++", criticized the cryptocurrency in an interview, saying that it was too power-hungry and involved illegal transactions. Stroustrup said, "When creating tools, you don't know where it will be used, actually You can't control the purpose of the tool. Bitcoin mining is one of my favorite examples. It consumes as much energy as the entire country in Switzerland and often serves criminals."