The Pirate Bay May Be Ditching Ads in Favor of JavaScript Monero Mining (deepd.tw)

One of the world’s largest torrent sites is testing a new way to generate revenue that doesn’t include advertisements. On certain pages accessed on The Pirate Bay, such as search results and categories, the JavaScript for a Monero miner loads silently in the background and uses the site visitor’s spare CPU cycles. The mining script used by The Pirate Bay is called…

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