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News Outlet Salon is Mining Monero as an Alternate Revenue Source

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Salon is the latest company to utilize CoinHive’s Monero mining script on their website. On Sunday, when readers utilizing ad-blockers visited popular news site Salon, they were faced with an interesting choice, foreign to the usual inquiry about disabling their ad-blocker. They could either disable their ad-blocker ...

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View Adds Or Mine Cryptocurrency, Salon Gives You The Choice

Deal with ads and pop-ups or become a corporate crypto-mining minion. These will be your choices from now on when you go to Salon’s website. Add free for miners In a bid to replace revenue lost from the number of browsers who have enabled ad-blocking programs Salon will now give you a choice, turn off your ad-blocking software or “suppress ads.” ...

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News Site Salon Gives Users ‘Choice’ To See Ads Or Min… | News

American news outlet Salon is now offering visitors the bizarre option of either disabling their ad blockers or allowing Salon to access a visitor’s “unused computing power”, a veiled way of apparently asking users to allow Salon to mine cryptocurrency via the user’s computer. Salon frames its request to users around supporting the company, stating in a pop-up on the ...

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