BlockCDN TV Box Miner Uses Spare Bandwidth to Make Coin

BlockCDN TV Box Miner Uses Spare Bandwidth to Make Coin

THELOGICALINDIAN - Chinese startup BlockCDN has appear the absolution and ICO for its settop box miner which uses additional bandwidth to abundance cryptocurrencies


BlockCDN Miner is ‘Internet Waste Officer’

The software, currently alone accessible for Android TV set-top boxes, is congenital on Ethereum acute contracts.

The aim of the aggregation is to actualize a agreeable commitment arrangement (CDN), which uses additional accommodation to bear agreeable via a P2P network.


“BlockCDN is a decay accretion administrator for the Internet,” CEO Tony Long commented in a Medium post Thursday.

The mining software is downloadable, with users defective to access an ETH abode forth with an allurement cipher in adjustment to begin. Codes are accustomed out as bare base via the company’s official Slack channel.

Due to “unprecedented” appeal for the box, accord in the ICO is now compulsatory for anyone absent to appear on board. New users are appropriate to advance a minimum of the amount of 50 ETH in acknowledgment for the ICO token, BCDN.

This is capital at this time due to the absence of admission acquirement throughout this ICO aeon but appropriately you will receive 0,000 for your ETH and a allotment in 40% of the profits for the aboriginal three years!” the column continues.

BlockCDN additionally appear the proposed allowances of abiding advance on Twitter:

Community Reassured Software ‘Absolutely Safe’

On the Bitcointalk forum, in adverse to ICO offerings proclaiming huge abiding profits in the past, BlockCDN additionally appears to be accepting a broadly positive reception.

Responding to a user concern afterward abatement of the miner as “behaving agnate to spyware,” Long reiterated that the software was “absolutely safe.” He said:

The ICO meanwhile is due to end in three weeks’ time on December 26. As of Sunday, aloof over 12,000 ETH had been collected, out of a absolute ambition of 150,000.

Ethereum itself is additionally accepting votes of aplomb admitting its bouldered year and still addled with the fallout from the DAO hack.

Rocket launch

In September, Andreas Antonopoulos said he anticipation the altcoin had “had a mulligan,” but that there was no success after above-mentioned failure.

“You don’t get to the moon after a few blown-up rockets forth the way,” he said during an Ethereum Q&A in San Francisco in September.

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