Basic Attention Token (BAT)

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Basic Attention Token (BAT) is a cryptocurrency founded by Brendan Eich in 2017. It is a token based on the Ethereum blockchain that aims to revolutionize the digital advertising industry by directly connecting advertisers, content creators and viewers together.

The team over at BAT aim to create a new form of digital advertising space that fairly rewards content creators and the viewers of the advertisements through the power of blockchain technology. Furthermore, advertisers will also receive a better ROI using their system as they get more accurate data to play around with. 

The entire project is powered through the Brave browser, a specially designed browser that is focused on privacy and speed. It is created by Brendan Eich, the co-founder of the popular web-browser Mozilla and the creator of the programming language JavaScript. The Brave browser blocks all advertisements, cookies and malicious trackers by default, helping users to retain privacy. The browser also automatically upgrades every website to HTTPS for an additional layer of security whilst browsing. 

Brave automatically tracks the attention that a user may devote to a particular advertisement and assigns an Attention Value to that user. Using machine learning on that Attention Value for different adverts then allows Brave to show relevant advertisements to that specific user. This is perfect for both users and advertisers alike. The most important feature regarding attention tracking is the fact that the data tracked will always remain anonymous and never leaves the hosts computer at any time, allowing the user to retain his data.

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1 week ago 3 minute read Ed-california $5.44 tipped

#GivingTuesday is right around the corner and Brave is participating in this special day through their involvement with The Giving Block and their #BitcoinTuesday campaign.  On December 3 (GivingTuesday), Brave is dedicating 100% of its ad inventory...

Brave Passes 10 Million Monthly Active Users, and Sees 19% Growth since 1.0 Launch

1 day ago 1 minute read Brave Browser $1.98 tipped

Originally published on the Brave Blog.   Brave 1.0 was released on November 13th and received very positive press reviews, and also saw a surge in user adoption. Brave went from 8.7 million monthly active users in October to 10.4 million MAU at the...

Brave Browser is Changing the Web Browsing Experience

3 days ago 2 minute read M87 $1.91 tipped

If you're not using the Brave Browser, you're missing out! This is a privacy-focused browser that has many features.  The main attraction is that this web browser is developed with the use of crypto-currency. Instead of cheating websites out of ad re...

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7 hours ago 1 minute read DragoNate $0.04 tipped

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14 hours ago 2 minute read tabul8tor $0.19 tipped

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Private browsing - Is it really Safe?

21 hours ago 4 minute read CryptoArgha $0.26 tipped

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2 days ago 1 minute read Roberto D. $0.12 tipped

Often we found ourselves talking about Brave, the browser blockchain with high protection of the privacy of the users to whom the native BAT cryptocurrency is hooked, both because it is one of the few concrete successful use cases in the whole indust...

Brave Browser reached 10 Million in Monthly Active Users.

3 days ago 1 minute read alberdioni8406 $0.12 tipped

The Browser focused in privacy Brave continues to achieve records since it release ,for being the most downloaded in Japan on the playstore now reach a new milestone: 10.4 Million monthly active users that use the browser. brave blog source The Mont...

Blockchain browser BRAVE reaches 10 million users in November

3 days ago 1 minute read trumpman $0.18 tipped

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3 days ago 2 minute read Roberto D. $0.23 tipped

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Brave surpasses 10 million active users! 12x increase in verified publishers!

5 days ago 1 minute read Treeπ $0.16 tipped

Brave exceeds 10 million active users! The Brave browser combines privacy with a blockchain-based digital advertising platform (BasicAttentionToken), and offers a 3-6x faster browsing experience compared to other competing browsers such as Google's...

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6 days ago 3 minute read cryptovato1 $0.66 tipped

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