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NEAR, MetaBUILD 2, and Brave Head to ETHDenver

Feb 15, 2022

NEAR and Brave will be at ETHDenver 2022 for the MetaBUILD 2 Hackathon. The mission: Support the global community of developers in building a multi-bridge, multi-chain world!

Privacy And Competition Concerns with Google’s Privacy Sandbox

Jan 26, 2022

The UK CMA (along with other regulators and web activists) are largely evaluating Google’s Privacy Sandbox as an isolated, independent set of features. Evaluations that fail to consider how Privacy Sandbox will interact with other upcoming Google proposals will miss how radical and harmful Privacy Sandbox will be to the Web in practice. This piece presents how Privacy Sandbox, when considered with other upcoming Chrome features, will harm user choice, privacy, and competition on the Web.

STATE OF THE BAT: 2021 Recap and 2022 Outlook

Jan 18, 2022

2021 was a significant year for the growth and development of Brave and BAT. Brave grew over 2x to 50.2 million monthly active users in 2021, with over 8 million users earning BAT through Brave Rewards, becoming the 11th most distributed token by on-chain holders according to etherscan.io.

Partitioning network-state for privacy

Dec 22, 2021

Brave now includes network-state partitioning features, protecting Brave users from an even greater range of online tracking techniques.

Preventing pool-party attacks

Dec 15, 2021

Brave has identified a new category of tracking vulnerability, forms of which are present in all browsers. We call this category of attack “pool-party” attacks because the attack uses collections (or “pools”) of limited-but-shared resources to create side channels.

Debouncing

Oct 14, 2021

Brave is releasing additional protections against certain forms of bounce tracking. We call these new protections "debouncing". As of desktop version 1.32, Brave will protect users against bounce tracking by recognizing when the user is about to visit a known tracking domain, skipping visiting the tracking site all together, and instead directly navigating the user to the intended destination.

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