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The Brave web browser is hijacking links, and inserting affiliate codes

The Brave web browser is hijacking links, and inserting affiliate codes

It’s as if Brave is performance art put on by Mozilla’s advertising department.— heavyset_go,The Brave web browser sells itself on privacy, security and ad-blocking. It also has its own cryptocurrency, the Basic Attention Token.As such, it’s a favourite with crypto people — or ones who don’t know how to install uBlock Origin, anyway. [; ]  Brave is very into affiliate marketing. Just in March this year, Brave was caught running without the legally-required disclaimers — and Brave staff were caught deleting all mention of this from the /r/brave_browser subforum on Reddit. [Github, ]If you’re...

June 6, 2020
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El Salvador: Bitcoin Day! How it went

El Salvador: Bitcoin Day! How it went

Today’s the big day of good news for Bitcoin! I live-tweeted the day’s events in a massive thread. Chivo Wallet has launched! It then turned right thirty feet above the launch pad, and crashed into a lake. Having been there and done that myself in information technology, I’ve rarely seen a project set up for such obvious failure from the start, by upper management who think the critical details are just a matter of shouting at people loudly enough, as the El Salvador Bitcoin project. I’m pretty sure Chivo must not be subject to the regulations on Bitcoin wallets set out by the Banco...

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