Tokyo High Court found guilty of setting up cryptocurrency mining program Coinhive in browser

According to CryptoWatch news, on February 7, the Tokyo High Court vetoed the Yokohama District Court verdict and found guilty of setting up a cryptocurrency mining program Coinhive in the browser and fined 100,000 yen. The service was discontinued in March 2019. Earlier news, the Japanese Yokohama District Court ruled that the defendant had embedded the Coinhive program to use the web browser's computer to mine Monero without authorization. WEB -0.12%