Blockchain Browser Brave Files Complaints Against Google Ads Data Collection Practices

Developed by Mozilla co-founder and Javascript creator, Brendan Eich, the blockchain browser Brave files complaints against Google advertisement (ads) data collection practices in the UK and Ireland.   Together with Jim Killock of the Open Rights Group, and Michael Veale of University College London, Brave’s chief policy officer Johnny Ryan filed formal complaints with the Irish Data Protection Commissioner and the U.K. Information Commissioner. Brave, an open-source blockchain browser that blocks ads and website trackers, cited that the way Google and the advertising technology (adtech) industry publish personalised online ads…

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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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