Brave browser

Morning!

Just had an ad pop up on YouTube for this - https://brave.com/

Anyone heard of it / use it / thoughts on it?

Ta!

Was using it for a while last year, but then a report came out from a security researcher with evidence that every single search was adding referrer links to the ends of search queries on the sly. Destroyed any trust in the company at all.

The claims about it being faster than other browsers is contrived, as it’s based on chromium anyway and is on the emphasis that you don’t use any extensions whatsoever, as soon as you do it’s as slow as any browser.

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Tar!

I knew it wouldn’t be as straight forward / transparent due to it being based on chrome, but allegedly faster than…

Thanks Kiwi :+1: :smiley:

Yep, exactly the same experience. Idiots.

I use Vivaldi now. Very very good, IMHO.

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Due to what, N0tchy?

Tar!

It’s like Chrome on steroids. Easier to just link this:

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Yeh, I had a looksee :slight_smile:

Ta!