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Old 31-08-19, 09:40 AM
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I've been playing around - on and off - with the new crypto browser BRAVE for about 5 months now.

It's very similar to Google chrome (basically the same actually) BUT... it is secure, private and blocks ads automatically.

You can import all your chrome bookmarks to brave with a couple of clicks in the same way you probably imported your links to chrome.

Brave has a crypto currency feature which allows to to collect an advert based crypto token- 'BAT' the 'Basic Attention Token'. You receive the token for opting in to view certain BAT ads. With this you can also tip content creators.

It has an actual strong private mode with TOR tabs, rather than the pretend private mode you've got with chrome.

I cannot see how this browser will not be the chrome killer eventually.

take a look via our promotional link, you'll be helping support the forum if you can use it for 30 days or more:

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If you're not using an ad blocker you will find ebay a much more pleasant experience in this browser.
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Old 31-08-19, 10:50 AM
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I see Wikipedia has joined Brave. That's quite a gain for the browser.

https://cryptoslate.com/wikipedia-ve...-market-share/


Going to be interesting watching this pan out. If you use google products to surf the internet Google gets paid. Use Brave and you and the content creators get paid.

Now who will the masses prefer?
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I rarely use Google search. I use Dissenter as a browser mainly with some Firefox. Can't remember with Brave but there were a couple of things it didn't do which is why I stopped using it on the same day I tried it. Vivaldi was another one.
I think Chrome like Firefox like FB like eBay are all too big now to kill off. Alphabet is massive and had a US$136.8 billion revenue last year with US$37B net profit.
Good luck in trying to kill that off.
Besides most people aren't savvy about browsers and the net even though they might use it every day.
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Old 31-08-19, 02:31 PM
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I rarely use Google search. I use Dissenter as a browser mainly with some Firefox. Can't remember with Brave but there were a couple of things it didn't do which is why I stopped using it on the same day I tried it. Vivaldi was another one.
I think Chrome like Firefox like FB like eBay are all too big now to kill off. Alphabet is massive and had a US$136.8 billion revenue last year with US$37B net profit.
Good luck in trying to kill that off.
Besides most people aren't savvy about browsers and the net even though they might use it every day.

I'm not suggesting a new browser will kill off Google etc. I am suggesting Chrome will be surpassed by a crypto browser like Brave - and in a much quicker time frame than what Chrome took to replace Internet Explorer.


Another thing regarding the Brave browser - you can accumulate tokens as you browse the internet. These are worth 0.176 USD today. These are very early days.

https://coinmarketcap.com/currencies...tention-token/

You cannot cash out at this time but you can accumulate. If the BAT/Brave system gets going these early token payments could be worth a lot more in the future. Hey - who knows - perhaps ebay will take them as a payment for for won badge auctions in a few years? Yes a BAT token might be worth $0.00 in five years. But it might also be worth $20.


Personally, I feel it's my duty to help this protect. We have to give the competition to these advertising giants (Google, FB etc) a chance. If you don't, then you must be happy being the 'product' of these companies? Because nothing will change unless we at least try something new when it comes along.
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Old 31-08-19, 02:36 PM
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Here's the BAT publisher growth rate:


https://batgrowth.com/


today it stands at: 249,099


Quarter million. Tiny yes. but we shall see were that goes.
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