Tag: Cryptocurrency Miner

The Pirate Bay Tests Cryptocurrency Miner as Alternative Revenue Stream

Recently a story broke on TorrentFreak outlining a test that The Pirate Bay ran for a short period of time. The Pirate Bay team is looking to see if skimming the computational resources of site visitors is a better way to raise revenue than displaying advertisements. Some users are not happy about this, but I see it as an interesting opportunity. Mining Instead of Advertising Users who visited the Pirate Bay’s …
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