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Michael Piziak 07-01-2020 11:56 PM

What are your thoughts on the "Brave" browser?
 
I'm just curious, what are Linux users thoughts on this new "Brave" web browser?

pan64 07-02-2020 12:53 AM

I have never heard about it. Probably I will try...

syg00 07-02-2020 12:53 AM

Hardly new.
Do a search, I replied to a thread asking the same question a month or two back.

JJJCR 07-02-2020 01:34 AM

Quote:

Brave is a free and open-source web browser developed by Brave Software, Inc. based on the Chromium web browser. It blocks ads and website trackers, and provides a way for users to send cryptocurrency contributions in the form of Basic Attention Tokens to websites and content creators. Wikipedia
I guess if you're in to cryptocurrency then i guess that would be good.

ondoho 07-02-2020 03:37 AM

No.
It's been criticised several times over the years for data mining while it advertises itself with the privacy/security buzzword.
Recent thread here on LQ, Wikipedia article.

JJJCR 07-02-2020 09:18 PM

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Originally Posted by ondoho (Post 6140448)
No.
It's been criticised several times over the years for data mining while it advertises itself with the privacy/security buzzword.
Recent thread here on LQ, Wikipedia article.

wow..good tactic. ;)

Hermani 07-12-2020 04:23 PM

I just use Firefox. It is designed with privacy in mind. I even pay Mozilla a small fee every month. If Firefox is not good enough, what is?


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