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Old 07-01-2020, 11:56 PM   #1
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What are your thoughts on the "Brave" browser?


I'm just curious, what are Linux users thoughts on this new "Brave" web browser?
 
Old 07-02-2020, 12:53 AM   #2
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I have never heard about it. Probably I will try...
 
Old 07-02-2020, 12:53 AM   #3
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Hardly new.
Do a search, I replied to a thread asking the same question a month or two back.
 
Old 07-02-2020, 01:34 AM   #4
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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.
 
Old 07-02-2020, 03:37 AM   #5
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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.
 
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Old 07-02-2020, 09:18 PM   #6
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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.
 
Old 07-12-2020, 04:23 PM   #7
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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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