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Salon to ad-blockers: Can we use your browser to mine cryptocurrency? | Ars Technica

"After I disabled Salon's cryptocurrency mining, my idle CPU power went back up to a more typical 70 to 80 percent.", "On Salon, readers aren't forced into cryptocurrency mining because of the site's opt-in system."

'With that high Chrome usage, the Mac Activity Monitor said I had about 24 percent of my CPU power still in idle. '

'Salon explains what's going on in a new FAQ. "How does Salon make money by using my processing power?" the FAQ says. '

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