Dow Jones Media Trials ‘Brave’ Blockchain Browser

The new ‘Brave’ blockchain browser designed for privacy and security, partners with Dow Jones Media, global news and information powerhouse and publishers of The Wall Street Journal. They aim to trial blockchain digital advertising systems, whereby ‘Dow Jones Media Group, ‘Barron’s’ and ‘MarketWatch’ will become “verified publishers”. Brave’s browser aims to put privacy and data in the hands of the user, by way of a new attention-based ecosystem of rewards for publishers. Brave is created by Brendan Eich, creator of the JavaScript programming language and co-founder of Mozilla Foundation with the Firefox browser.

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Facebook Data breach, sparks discussion on blockchain for social networks

Facebook’s data security breach has sparked discussions on a ‘permission-based’ decentralised blockchain for social networks. The recent data breach by Cambridge Analytica, a political consultancy that inappropriately obtained detailed information of over 50 million facebook profiles, has revealed how data can be exploited in the worst possible way.

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