Category Archives: miner

Private Torrent Sites Allow Users to Mine Cryptocurrency for Upload Credit

afeat

As cryptocurrency mining becomes more closely associated with ‘pirate’ sites, some private torrent trackers are implementing an interesting solution to their own economic problems. Through the use of miners, users are able to generate revenue for a site but they’re also given so-called ‘upload credit’ in return, which in itself is a virtual currency variant used to ‘buy’ content.

Source: TF, for the latest info on copyright, file-sharing, torrent sites and ANONYMOUS VPN services.