Poor understanding of how Crypto mining works
I have to say this sentence does seem somewhat harsh given the guy is clearly an idiot and though he could earn anything meaningful by hijacking PCs. It reminds me of the UK sentencing a coin forger who managed to counterfeit about £1 per hour in fake currency - I.e below minimum wage. The only interesting thing is he chose a Privacy Coin. In the future Bitcoin will die as the market splits betwee Privacy Coins like Bitcoin Incognito and Compliance Coins like Ripple’s XRP.