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The Pirate Bay Relaunches Cryptocurrency Mining on its Website to Earn Revenue

Category: Altcoins, Business, Mining, News, Tech

The Pirate Bay Relaunches Cryptocurrency Mining on its Website to Earn Revenue

The rise of cryptojacking is well documented as a rising threat. However, for some websites, the activity equates to revenue generation in the absence of traditional forms of making profits, such as advertising. Torrent-focused news outlet TorrentFreak reported on July 2, 2018, the world’s largest torrent client, The Pirate Bay (TPB), has restarted its cryptocurrency mining activities by embedding a…

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Play by ZeroNet: A Decentralized, Shutdown-Proof, Bitcoin-Backed P2P Torrent Client

Category: Business, Entertainment, News, Tech

Play by ZeroNet: A Decentralized, Shutdown-Proof, Bitcoin-Backed P2P Torrent Client

Since early 2015, a growing number of internet startups including torrent client development firms have been focusing on utilizing the Bitcoin network’s ability to settle and process micropayments. JoyStream for example, a BitTorrent client founded by Bedeho Mender incentivizes content providers and seeders using bitcoin micropayments with a built-in bitcoin wallet. Incentivization of seeders and content providers on the BitTorrent…

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