For a bit of Friday afternoon fun, we asked two Sophos experts to talk about the recent news that The Pirate Bay (TPB) had embedded cryptocurrency mining code on its website as a way to “pay” for the site.
Think would you will of TPB, but the idea of mining cryptocurrency as an alternative to online ads provked a lot of interest – could this be the way forwards for monetising the web?
Here’s what our commentators think about the issues involved:
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