Salon magazine asks readers with ad-blockers to mine for cryptocurrency

Salon magazine asks readers with ad-blockers to mine for cryptocurrency The US-based news magazine Salon is asking readers with advert-blocking software to use their computers to mine for the cryptocurrency monero. Readers using software to avoid seeing adverts are presented with a pop-up window, says the Financial Times, which asks them…

Cryptocurrency replacing advertising: Salon mining Monera via ad-blockers’ computers – TomoNews

SAN FRANCISCO — News website Salon.com has a hot new take on how to deal with revenue sucking users of ad-block. When ad-blockers visit the site, they’re now asked to give over extra computing power to help Salon mine the cryptocurrency Monero via Coinhive. This can cause users’ computers to…