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AMA with Johnny Ryan

Sep 6, 2018

The most recent AMA took place on September 5th with Dr. Johnny Ryan, Brave’s Chief Policy and Industry Relations Officer.

AMA with Brian Bondy

Aug 23, 2018

This week’s AMA featured Brian Bondy, Brave’s co-founder and CTO.

AMA with Brendan Eich

Aug 17, 2018

On August 16th, BAT Community hosted the first in an upcoming series of AMAs (Ask Me Anything!) with Brendan Eich in the r/BATProject subreddit.

Understanding Redirection-Based Tracking

Aug 10, 2018

In this post we aimed to share some interesting and promising, albeit preliminary, results we’ve had for measuring redirection-based tracking online.

The Mounting Cost of Stale Ad Blocking Rules

Jul 18, 2018

We are constantly looking to improve and automate the accuracy and speed of ad blocking built into Brave, and our previous post outlined a machine learning approach to ad blocking.

Brave Users Get Rewarded to Browse

Jun 6, 2018

Today, we are starting a monthly giveaway of about 500,000 USD in promotional Basic Attention Tokens (BAT) to Brave desktop browser users on a first come, first serve basis.

Brave Proposes a Machine Learning Approach for Ad Blocking

May 25, 2018

This week, Brave unveiled new research that is under submission to an upcoming conference regarding how to improve and automate ad blocking with AdGraph, a graph-based machine learning approach for detecting ads and trackers on a given web page.

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