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AMA with Tom Lowenthal

Jan 17, 2019

The most recent AMA took place on January 16th and featured Tom Lowenthal, Brave’s Privacy & Security Product Manager.

Brave Previews Opt-in Ads in Desktop Browser Developer Channel

Jan 15, 2019

Today we’re previewing our new digital advertising model in Brave’s Developer channel. Developers and testers using the latest desktop browser build for macOS and Windows can activate opt-in Brave Ads within the Brave Rewards settings in the browser.

Brave Rewards Update

Dec 22, 2018

Brave Rewards is our anonymous donation system integrated directly into the Brave desktop browser.

Brave Software Joins AdLedger

Dec 19, 2018

AdLedger, the non-profit research and development consortium building and implementing the blockchain standards for digital advertising, today announced that Brave Software, an innovative privacy browser combined with a blockchain-based digital advertising platform, is joining the collective.

AMA with Alex Wykoff

Nov 29, 2018

The most recent AMA took place on November 28th and featured Alex Wykoff, User Research at Brave.

“Best of the Brave” Video Contest Winners Are Rewarded with 115K BAT

Nov 27, 2018

On September 26, we launched a video contest for Brave-verified online publishers and creators. Participants were asked to upload a video to YouTube in order to celebrate our recent milestone of 4 million monthly active users and explain why they’re excited about our vision and products.

AMA with Luke Mulks

Nov 26, 2018

The most recent AMA took place on November 21st and featured Luke Mulks, Director of Business Development (and ad tech expert) at Brave.

French regulator shows deep flaws in IAB’s consent framework and RTB

Nov 20, 2018

French regulator's decision against Vectaury confirms that IAB “Transparency & Consent Framework” does not obtain valid consent, and illustrates how even tiny adtech companies can unlawfully gather millions of people’s personal data from the online advertising “real time bidding system” (RTB). 

AMA with Brian Brown

Nov 15, 2018

The most recent AMA took place on November 14th with Brian Brown, Brave’s Chief Business Officer.

AMA with Sampson

Nov 1, 2018

The most recent AMA took place on October 31st with Jonathan Sampson, Senior Developer Relations at Brave.

AMA with Yan Zhu

Oct 19, 2018

The most recent AMA took place on October 17th with Yan Zhu, Brave’s Chief Information Security Officer.

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