• Brave affiliate links
    Alt coins,  Technology

    Misfortune favors the Brave: Browser’s affiliate links kick up a stink

    Brave has long promised that users can opt into ads, but affiliate links were being automatically added when users type some crypto sites into their address bar

    "You deserve a better Internet," according to the privacy-focused Brave browser. It has positioned itself as the bastion of what the web should look like—a place where users aren’t exploited for financial gain. But now, a bombshell has emerged.

  • Brave attracts one million new users
    Ethereum,  Technology

    Brave attracts one million new users in March

    As most of us spend more time at home because of the pandemic, a web browser that pays users in crypto is enjoying a spike in demand

    The co-founder of Firefox parent Mozilla, Eich’s stated aim is to “fix the internet” with Brave—and part of this plan involves paying users in crypto. A share of advertising revenue is distributed to users who agree to view ads in the form of Ethereum-based Basic Attention Tokens. This digital asset can then be cashed in or used to reward content creators on platforms such as YouTube and Twitch.

  • Opera browser integrates Unstoppable’s .crypto
    Cryptocurrencies,  Technology

    Opera browser integrates Unstoppable’s .crypto domain

    The company believes the system driving its blockchain-based domain names has the potential to ‘replace the old internet entirely’

    Unstoppable Domains has partnered with Opera to create decentralized websites using the .crypto extension—a modern alternative to .com, .org, .gov and the rest of the world wide web’s domain names.

  • Congress
    United States

    Crypto-fueled browser Brave wants Congress to help you break up with big tech

    A very productive chat between titans of tech and the grandparents who run our government

    Crypto browser Brave’s Chief Policy & Industry Relations Officer Johnny Ryan testified Tuesday at the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee in favor of restricting advertiser’s access to user’s personal data. The hearing on “Understanding the Digital Advertising Ecosystem and the Impact of Data Privacy and Competition Policy” was a big step forward to helping the older folks who make our internet laws understand the impact they have on the future.

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