There has been a lot of noise around Monero and Coinhive lately, or web mining in general, and don’t quite agree with most of what I’m hearing. It all started with The Pirate Bay adding a web mining script to their site, so whenever you’d visit them, your CPU would be used to mine some Monero for them. That was made without any notice to the user, just “stealing” their power.

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Daniel Pecos Martínez

Passionate fullstack developer. JVM languages, Node.js, Golang & frontend. Blogger, father and active technology local group member.

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