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Cryptomining or online ads – which one floats your boat? [VIDEO]

Is cryptomining in the background better than ads in the foreground as a way of earning money to "pay" for free sites?

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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