Starting today, users have a new independent option for search which gives them unmatched privacy. Brave Search is built on top of a completely independent index, and doesn’t track users, their searches, or their clicks.
Today Brave announced the acquisition of Tailcat, the open search engine developed by the team formerly responsible for the privacy search and browser products at Cliqz, a holding of Hubert Burda Media. Tailcat will become the foundation of Brave Search.
Brave, which combines an innovative privacy browser with a blockchain-based digital advertising platform, and Qwant, the European search engine that respects the privacy of its users, announced today that they are partnering to boost privacy on the Web by integrating Qwant as the default search engine in the Brave browser in France and Germany.