Brave Browser Discussion & Update Thread

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by emmjay, Sep 2, 2016.

  1. zmechys

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    P.S. I've just run that browseraudit test on Dissenter, and it passed without any "critical" issues.
    I know Dissenter is an obsolete browser.

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  2. mood

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    Brave Browser 1.21.73 Released (March 3, 2021)
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    1.21.73
    • Added default browser dialog on first run for macOS and Linux. (#12679)
    • Added ability to uninstall/disable the Widevine plugin via brave://settings/extensions (Muon parity). (#2791)
    • Added settings panel to Brave Rewards onboarding tour. (#13379)
    • Added "Peer ID" and "Version" under brave://ipfs. (#13839)
    • Added "Repo Stats" under brave://ipfs. (#13528)
    • Added support for overriding default network adblocking using custom exception rules in brave://adblock. (#5440)
    • Added additional padding to the new tab button. (#13835)
    • [Security] Enabled Safe Browsing endpoint for extension block list. (#12297)
    • Implemented cosmetic filters. (#13070)
    • Enabled DNS-over-HTTPS UI on Linux. (#13617)
    • Updated referral system to skip initialization when no referral code present. (#14428)
    • Updated frequency to show Brave as default browser dialog when not already configured. (#12203)
    • Updated User Agent farbling to add workers support. (#12392)
    • Updated wording on Brave Rewards widget. (#13397)
    • Removed known Olytics tracking parameters from URLs. (#13644)
    • Removed known tracking parameter "wickedid" from URLs. (#13647)
    • Fixed crash when clicking on profile icon in certain cases. (#13762)
    • Fixed Monthly Statement showing incorrect month in drop down. (#13590)
    • Fixed issue where "Estimated pending rewards" showed incorrect balance in certain cases. (#13601)
    • Fixed regression which allowed some network requests initiated by service workers to bypass adblocking. (#13781)
    • Fixed adblock rules not being applied to HTTP subresources of an IPFS page. (#13742)
    • Fixed Brave Shields being disabled when using IPFS with local node. (#13741)
    • Fixed ipfs:// background tabs not re-connecting on session restore in certain cases. (#13519)
    • Fixed Binance widget and autocomplete always using "en" URLs for all locales. (#9691)
    • Fixed issue where query parameters and fragments were removed from IPFS URLs. (#13722)
    • Fixed Nightly shortcut opening the wrong version when there are multiple installations of Brave on Linux. (#1746)
    • Upgraded Chromium to 89.0.4389.72. (#14412)
     
  3. Nanobot

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    Brave is launching its own search engine with the help of ex-Cliqz devs and tech

    https://techcrunch.com/2021/03/03/b...gine-with-the-help-of-ex-cliqz-devs-and-tech/

     
  4. Krusty

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    How do I stop this every time I open Brave?

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    I'm just about ready to uninstall it as I hardly ever use it now anyway.
     
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  8. BigBear68

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    I too have had to move on from Brave after a short trial,its built in adblocker may be ok for general browsing,but move off the well worn track and step into the wilderness and if fails badly.

    I use a site that provides links for live sport streaming,when viewing some of these sites i found unsolicited tabs opening showing matter ranging from pornography,gambling and dating sites.Setting shields to aggressive did nothing to help.

    When using my usual Chrome clone with UBO installed i never get a peep,no tabs opening on their own and no ads seen.

    I know i can add UBO to Brave but i wanted to try a browser with built in adblocking with an eye looking toward Manifest 3.
     
  9. Azure Phoenix

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    There is more to Brave than just a built-in adblocker

    https://brave.com/privacy-updates-4/
    https://brave.com/privacy-updates-6/

    I remember about year ago someone posted a link to a site that tests a browser's private windows (incognito mode, etc)

    The user writes something. The site will give you link. And then the user would need to open a private window and use the link, if you saw what you just wrote on the site then the browser failed.

    Edge and Chrome failed. Only one that was able to succeed was Brave.
     
  10. mood

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    Brave Browser 1.21.74 Released (March 7, 2021)
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  11. Stupendous Man

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    You're absolutely right.
    If you ever want to try it again, I see they're working on adding a 'Do not show again' checkbox.
    They could've thought of that sooner.
     
  12. Krusty

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    Thanks, that's about time, and yeah much sooner.
     
  13. mood

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    Brave Browser 1.21.76 Released (March 11, 2021)
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    Brave Browser 1.21.77 Released (March 15, 2021)
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    Brave Browser 1.22.66 Released (March 23, 2021)
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    1.22.66
    • Added Ethereum Name Service (ENS) support. (#14477)
    • Added Unstoppable Domains support. (#14099)
    • Added support for Japanese content feed of Brave Today. (#14306)
    • Added the ability to modify Brave Wallet settings under brave://settings/wallet. (#14069)
    • Added the ability to modify IPFS settings under brave://settings/ipfs. (#13682)
    • Added ipfs:// and ipns:// protocol associations. (#13266)
    • Added retry logic to fetch IPFS pages if zero peers are available on session restore. (#13177)
    • [Security] Improved handling of address bar display for ipfs:// and ipns:// URLs. (#13872)
    • Implemented interstitial page for when "Method to resolve IPFS resources" is set to "Ask". (#13655)
    • Improved canvas fingerprinting protections. (#12069)
    • Improved IPFS diagnostics page under brave://ipfs. (#13173)
    • Enabled re-linking when Uphold wallet is connected to Brave Rewards. (#14573)
    • Updated wording on Private, Tor, and Guest windows to clarify Tor connectivity. (#14385)
    • Updated query filter to enabled or disabled using shields toggle. (#13242)
    • Removed known Drip tracking parameters from URLs. (#8975)
    • Fixed "Estimated earnings so far this month" showing zero on the New Tab Page until the ads service has initialized. (#13267)
    • Fixed CNAME adblocking breakage. (#14755 & #14756)
    • Fixed "Start" and "Stop" buttons under brave://ipfs to only show when applicable. (#14115)
    • Fixed issue where Crypto Wallets could not be disabled and re-enabled without browser restart. (#14083)
    • Fixed BrowserGuestModeEnabled policy not being respected. (#12524)
     
  16. anon

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    https://brave.com/latest/
     
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  18. zmechys

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    I am always sceptical about Brave's privacy and tend not to use it.
    This morning, I've checked my Brave for DNS LEAKS and...

    There is something between Brave and me.


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    This is the result when using SW Iron with the same VPN app and a VPN proxy in the browser.

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    It looks interesting.
     
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    personally, i like it much better than vivaldi.
     
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    I'd probably be content with Vivaldi on Ubuntu but it won't save my ProtonMail password, which is inconvenient.

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    In fact, on Ubuntu, it claims it can't find any saved passwords. o_O
     
  25. imdb

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    that's odd. you're not running it in private mode, are you? or blocking 3rd party cookies may be the culprit?
     
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