Salon website asks readers to mine cryptocurrency

Salon website asks readers to mine cryptocurrency
Salon website asks readers to mine cryptocurrency
A news website is asking permission from its readers to mine cryptocurrency with their computers, using a tool favoured by criminals.  US news website Salon.com is asking visitors who are using an advertisement blocking tool to use give up some of their unused computer power to harvest digital coins, in exchange for viewing articles on the site.  Cryptomining can slow users browsers to a crawl and quickly drain battery on mobile devices because it requires a large amount of computational power t…

Salon website asks readers to mine cryptocurrency