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I was using the Brave browser on my iPhone, but thanks to @Jérémie Fontana I found out about https://basicattentiontoken.org and now I switched back to Safari and bought Better Blocker for iOS by @Aral Balkan instead. #privacy #adblocker #ios

@hypolite

I'm very dubious about Brave because of it.

A web browser shouldn't be getting involved in ads.

Exactly. Mobile Safari didn't use to have 3rd party tracker/ads blocker, but now it does through the Content Blocker hook, which makes Brave superfluous anyway.

I'm using 1BlockerX. It's pretty sweet too.

What's your point with BAT and you switching back to Safari?

My point is Brave should be avoided because of their association with BAT and iOS Safari can now be used with a ad/tracker blocker.

Brave's source code is public, while Safari isn't. Other than that, you are already running on a proprietary OS which in and of itself should be a turn off than mere Brave having association to BAT. Brave have openly stated about BAT before while Apple aren't that transparent other than stating mere talks on that they're "pro-privacy".

Relevant: https://privacytools.io

I don't remember asking for your point?

I'm just wanted to point out the difference between open source vs. proprietary specifically to you and in general for other readers since you are tagging this with privacy which I'm following... also when it comes to #privacy other stuff usually follows with it like Free Open Source Software vs proprietary.

There's a different between "I just wanted to point out the difference between open source vs. proprietary" and "you are already running on a proprietary OS which in and of itself should be a turn off than mere Brave having association to BAT". Did you care for even a second if your own personal opinion was welcome or not in this thread?

Don't you just love unasked-for advice?

As little as everyone else, I suppose, what is your point?

Just that you're receiving a lot of it on this post.

It's been only @Unknown Error so far so I can handle it, but I appreciate the commiseration.