A growing trend on the web is using Monero mining to monetize websites. What started with fringe sites like Pirate Bay, is now going mainstream. This has raised alarm in some circles, but I think it’s a positive development.
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Monero is a blockchain focused on providing an useful, secure, and anonymous currency above all else. How well they do that, or the details about their decidedly unique blockchain will have to wait. This post is all about why Monero will thrive in 2018.
The most common use for Bitcoin is to hodl it, since BTC has proven to be a resillient store of value in recent years, but not so with Monero. Monero is a much younger blockchain, and it’s all about being a usable currency – a useful means of exchange.
One indicator that a blockchain is viable in the marketplace is that usage is stable or increasing over time.
So how can we really tell actual use apart from speculating and other activity?
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