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Salon magazine mines crypto-cash with readers’ PCs

News organisations have tried many novel ways to make readers pay – but this idea is possibly the most audacious yet. If a reader chooses to block its advertising, US publication Salon will use that person’s computer to mine for Monero, a cryptocurrency similar to Bitcoin. Creating new tokens of a cryptocurrency typically requires complex calculations that use up a ...

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Obrempong’s Oil Diary: Chiefs to demonstrate over ‘chopped’compensation

The discovery and production of Ghana’s oil and gas deposits like many other parts of the world, has surely affected some persons or communities closer to the resource. And in order for the larger national interest, such persons or communities have had to make sacrifices willingly or by coercion. However, problems arise from these situations due to how those involved ...

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