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Salon Asks Users to Mine Cryptocurrency in Exchange for Ad-Free Site

2018-02-13 20:21:30| Extremetech

News website Salon has been nagging visitors about ad blockers for a while, but now it's giving some people an alternative. Simply opt into the new "Suppress Ads" feature and browse ad-free. The catch: your device's CPU will be harnessed to mine cryptocurrency. The post Salon Asks Users to Mine Cryptocurrency in Exchange for Ad-Free Site appeared first on ExtremeTech.

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