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Using Brave

For a few weeks now I have been using the Brave browser.  It is based on Chromium, so switching from Chrome was a quick adjustment since I have been using Chrome for years.  Brave includes an ad blocking system that blocks what they call "very intrusive ads" and most attempts to track users across sites.  They have also setup a system using BAT currency that allows you to directly pay content providers that you visit.  I have also setup my site as a content provider so I can receive tokens.


Browser




The browser was created by Brendan Eich, the creator of Javascript.  The browser has worked well so far.  It updates automatically similarly to the way Chrome does.  They have a system for syncing bookmarks between your devices.  You also have a wallet built in for your BAT tokens.  I am using it on a Mac, and my Android phone.



Ads

The creators of the browser have also setup an ad network.  There are several ad providers involved, but I haven't looked into this too much yet.  Th…