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Grab Bag: Query Stripping, Referrer Policy, and Reporting API

Jul 20, 2020

In order to stay one step ahead of online trackers, Brave regularly releases new privacy features and improvements. This post discusses three recent changes in Brave that each help make the web a more privacy, and person, respecting platform.

Fighting CNAME Trickery

Jul 20, 2020

Trackers are constantly working on new techniques for evading privacy tools, and keep deploying new ways to evade privacy-protecting tools like the Brave browser. This post discusses a recent technique trackers use, CNAME cloaking, and a new feature in Brave that keeps Brave users protected.

Important changes to the Brave Referral Program

Jun 11, 2020

Since Brave’s beginnings, our community has been a key engine to our worldwide growth. We are privileged to have such a passionate and dedicated user base that actively endorses and recommends Brave.

On Partner Referral Codes in Brave Suggested Sites

Jun 9, 2020

Delivering a better Web means protecting people’s privacy while building new, sustainable revenue models for creators and for Brave itself. We are trying new economic models that do not depend on user tracking or privacy violations…

Guest AMA with Kindhumans

May 20, 2020

The most recent AMA took place on May 13th, and featured guests Justin “Hoost” Wilkenfeld, Suzi Wilkenfeld, and Dan I. Sack from Kindhumans, a non-profit on a mission to make kindness a viral phenomenon, and to unite and grow the community of kind humans around the world.

Fingerprinting Defenses 2.0

May 18, 2020

Brave's goal is to both be the best browser for protecting your privacy, and the best browser for day-to-day, full-featured Web use. This post describes new privacy features being developed in Brave to better protect user privacy, without breaking privacy-respecting, user-serving websites.

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How to find my chip

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  2. Select “About This Mac”.

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  4. Check if it says “Intel” or “Apple”.

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