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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Relaunch of The BAT Ambassador Program - BAT Ambassador Twitter Space - 5/20/2022 - Summary

21 May 2022 2 minute read 3 comments bauzz

BAT Ambassador Twitter Space 5/20/2022Full Recording Overall Summary: The start of reinvigorating/relaunching the BAT Ambassador program. Program Goal: Building a community out of new Brave users and helping introduce Brave to new market. Foster a st...

6 reasons why Decentr Browser is better than Brave Browser.

12 May 2022 1 minute read 2 comments Maciej Ficek

Brave's Token Basic Attention Token is based on Ethereum, whereas Decentr Token is based on Cosmos, which is better blockchain - more scalable, faster, with microscopic fees, and ecological - without Proof of Work. Moreover, Cosmos's Keplr wallet i...

VPN - another tool to use against "Big Tech" (Part Two)

11 May 2022 2 minute read 3 comments BAT_Brigade_Griff

If you haven't read it yet, check out Part One of this series here. "Why should I care if I don't have anything to hide?" The answer is simple : your provider can impair, block or even charge you more for what you do with your bandwidth - even if it'...

You are being tracked on the internet

10 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments Crypto Dive

You are being tracked on the internet... Learn how to preserve your privacy on the internet, browse things without ads and earn crypto for that under 30 sec. Watch this 👉 YouTube Short For the full video and tutorial, check my full video here: Full...

Password Sync FInally Added?! - Brave Beta CHANGELOG UPDATE iOS v1.39 (

10 May 2022 1 minute read 0 comments CLOCKW3ЯK

Greetings Devs, Bloggers, and Crypto enthusiasts!   Today, I'll be briefly covering the latest update to Brave Beta for iOS, version 1.39 ( As a short intro note, Brave for iOS often contains no commit code or viewable branch on their Git...

Recent Life Changes Have Forced Me to Rethink My Crypto Earning Ways

6 May 2022 3 minute read 5 comments Cje95

For the longest time now I have continued to add new crypto earning ways while maintaining the ways I had already built up. Really it became my daily routine between interning and crypto I had a whole schedule set up and it has paid off handsomely! I...

VPN - another tool to use against "Big Tech" (Part One)

4 May 2022 4 minute read 1 comment BAT_Brigade_Griff

How would you feel about posting your home address in the comments section? My guess is that it gives you the willies just thinking about it. Using your IP address on the Internet is not as bad - but it should still give you the willies. In this seri...

Earning Crypto Currency With Your Browser

27 Apr 2022 1 minute read 4 comments rbailey83

Making money online, and different ways of doing it, are very popular topics. Who wouldn't want to be able to make some extra money while in the comfort of their own home or anywhere they can connect to the internet? There are so many different ways...

Why Brave blocking AMP is a good thing

20 Apr 2022 3 minute read 4 comments BAT_Brigade_Griff

Brave recently announced it will be blocking Google AMP servers natively in its browser (which everyone should be using anyway.) Many of my non-technical colleagues asked me, "What does THAT mean and why should I even CARE?" First, it's good to under...

Earn $10 a month by having No coiners Tip you the BAT they make from the BRAVE ads

17 Apr 2022 3 minute read 3 comments BitcoinBaby

Okay, I now double-tested this little trick just to be sure I am not selling you any nonsense. But it really works and probably works as it´s designed to work. So what the H am I on about. Well, a couple of weeks ago I let you in on this little and v...