Re: Misuse of Computer
> it would be useful for funding niche/hobbyist sites and would be OK with it provided the user is kept informed
If managed properly (maybe via "official" browser or protocol support) maybe this could be a way to do truly unobtrusive micropayments? I.e. I let you use 10% (or whatever) of my CPU cycles for the duration of the time that I'm visiting your website, and in exchange you show me no ads and you collect no data about me.