08 Sep '12, 3pm

I earn over 500 bitcoin/month by mining on a botnet, is it ethically right ? would you do it

Can you provide details on the actual cpu or gpu share you are utilizing? Is this your botnet, an "in the know" botnet, or a rented botnet? In the second and third cases, other activity besides your mining may be taking place (needn't be said what), which doesn't exactly complicate your moral dilemma as you understandably have little control over the activity of others. Regardless, association with the means bears some careful consideration independent of your own intent. Even if it is your botnet, it could be hijacked by others and used to perpetrate far worse activity. Finally, the share of physical resources you are utilizing is the most important factor. You're at a rate of .69 BTC an hour with a 5000 host botnet, which gives us .000138 BTC an hour per host. This might not seem very significant, but this is actually fairly aggressive at current difficulties if you are ...

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