"Brave buys a search engine, promises no tracking, no profiling – and may even offer a paid-for, no-ad version"
Brave is making some moves! I like it! 💪
friendly reminder for everyone that this is the browser that modified URLs to include its own affiliate token
Also a friendly reminder that the CEO of brave is homophobic and that he seems to be quite critical of COVID measures
@markosaric Wow! Fascinating features!
Brave Ads remains highly scammy, but the other features looks worthwhile. Especially this search engine. It'd be great to have web indexes other than Google's & Microsoft's (though there's also Mojeek, & Cliqz did already exist before this buyout).
I am skeptical these "goggles" won't be better off gathering their own index like SearchMySite does, but this is worth exploring!
@markosaric Even if you don't like Brave, especially for their 30% cut in their crypto ads.
The important point is : Google won't be the default search engine when this hits stable and it'll push users to find other ones BG default - Unlike Firefox i.e. 90% funded by Google.
I can see the humor in using the term Goggles.
I'm not so sure lawyers and judges would agree though.
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