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IBM And Salon Media Pilot Blockchain Solution For Digital Ad Transparency

IBM and Salon Media are piloting a proof-of-concept Blockchain product created by AdLedger, a nonprofit consortium that develops shared ledger technologies for the digital advertising market, Marketing Dive reported April 18. “The Campaign Reconciliation Project” leverages Blockchain tech to short-circuit intermediaries between advertisers, publishers and consumers, which currently render the industry vulnerable to high-tech ad fraud, such as bot fraud ...

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Salon Joins With AdLedger and IBM to Trial a Blockchain Approach to Ad …

A digital media pioneer, liberal news and commentary site Salon launched in November 1995 just as online news was starting to get its teeth. This was back when the internet was still ramping up. Publishers and advertisers had a simpler relationship then. Despite its wonders, the internet has made advertising models increasingly complicated. Where advertisers and publishers once had a ...

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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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