BAT Community Weekly Update: 06/28/2019 to 07/04/2019 — Interview w/ Brendan Eich & Eric Ly (Hub CEO and LinkedIn Co-Founder), Dr. Johnny Ryan to speak at the Institute for Information Law at UvA, upcoming BAT content creator workshop in Balikpapan (Indonesia)

Welcome to this week’s BAT Community Update! Thank you to Dan Murphy for his contributions! 

INTERVIEW: Brendan Eich chats with Eric Ly, Hub CEO and LinkedIn Co-founder 

I met  up  with  Brendan  Eich  to  get  the  story  behind  their  new  privacy-focused browser,  Brave,  and  to  discuss  the future  of  adtech,  both  topics  we  are  hearing a  lot  about  these  days.

TALK: Dr. Johnny Ryan, Brave’s Chief Policy & Industry Relations Officer, to speak at the Institute for Information Law at the University of Amsterdam (July 5, 2019) 

MEETUP: BAT x Content Creator Workshop in Balikpapan City, Indonesia (July 12, 2019)

Hosted by BAT Indonesia

BAT x Content Creator Workshop – Balikpapan

Friday, Jul 12, 2019, 10:00 AM

DILO (Digital Lounge) Balikpapan
Balikpapan City, ID

12 Members Attending

BAT x Content Creator Workshop – Balikpapan ============================================ Diperuntukan bagi para Content Creator: Vlogger, Blogger, Pemilik Website, Gamer, Pemilik akun Twitter. Tautan Penting ——————— * Unduh peramban Brave di * Daftar jadi Brave Verified Publisher di…

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BAT Community Merch Giveaway Winners! 

The winners for our BAT Community Daily Merch Giveaways for this week are:

  • Wednesday (Facebook): Alex Saunders
  • Thursday (Contributor Special): u/SelfmadeMillionaire 

Click here to see pics of previous giveaway winners rocking their BAT/Brave merch!: 

Be sure to tune in to our social media channels every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday and Friday to participate in our daily merch giveaways for your chance to win!

Featured Creators

The Tor Project (@TorProject) on Twitter

We advance human rights and defend your privacy online. Download Tor Browser for protection against tracking, surveillance, and censorship.

Follow @TorProject here: 

SILVER.TV (@SLIVERtv360) on Twitter

Watch Streams & Earn TFuel. Use TFuel to donate to streamers and get prizes! Parent of @Theta_Network

Follow @SILVERtv360 here: 

Steve Mould on YouTube

I make videos about science.

I also write books! You can get them here:

You can support me on Patreon here:

Subscribe to Steve here: 

GalenT20 on YouTube (ES) 

Mi Única Meta es Sacarte una Sonrisa  🙂

¡Suscribete Que es Gratis Papu!

Sígueme en Twitter:

Sígueme en Instagram:

Sígueme en Facebook:


Suscríbete aquí:

اتقن الإنجليزية Master English on YouTube (AR) 

تابعونا على الفايسبوك 

لقد أنشأنا هذه القناة لك يا عزيزي المشاهد حتى تتمكن من تعلم وإتقان اللغة الإنجليزية بسهولة وفي منزلك..

هل أنت من متكلمي اللغة العربية؟ هل تجد صعوبة في تعلم اللغة الإنجليزية؟ هل وقتك ثمين ولا تستطيع أن تذهب إلى المعاهد المكلفة لتعلم اللغة الإنجليزية؟ هل تريد تعلم وإتقان اللغة الانجليزية وان تبرع في التكلم والكتابة والقراءة فيها؟ كل هذا وفي راحة منزلك!

هذه القناة صنعت خصيصاً لمتكلمي اللغة العربية وستساعدك علي تعلم وإتقان اللغة الإننجليزية من المنزل بأحدث الطرق وبسهولة وبأقل من ثلاث دقائق يومياً!

الرجاء الضغط على زر Subscribe كي تصلك جميع الدروس بسرعة وشكراً!

Are you an Arabic speaker? Do you find it hard to learn the English language? Are you short on time? Do you find it hard to take expensive courses to learn English? Do you want to learn and excel at the English language and to speak it fluently? All this in the comfort of your house?!

This channel was made for Arabic speakers to help them learn and master English!

Subscribe to اتقن الإنجليزية Master English here: 

Client Updates

Dev Channel v0.68.90

Beta Channel v0.67.102

Release Channel v0.66.99

In this latest update, we’ve: Added new Brave Rewards icon for verified publishers (#4043), added country specific “add funds” for Brave Rewards (#4476), fixed display of ad summary on brave://rewards to more accurately reflect estimated pending rewards, next payment date, and ad notifications received this month (#4330), fixed tips not going through when using a VPN (#4153) and more! 

Read all of the release notes here:

Brave Team Tweets

Did you know? Brave blocks some scripts for dark patterns.
We don’t know (and don’t want to know) your web surfing data.
Brave is at 2.2 million DAILY active users!
Brave aims to have ads available in most countries by the end of the year.
It is impressive, isn’t it Sampson?
Here’s something interesting Johnny found. 
Can you imagine paying for ads and having 55-70% of it going to a bunch of middlemen? 

BAT/Brave in the News

In Rust we trust: Brave smashes speed limit after rewriting ad-block engine in super-lang

Software engineers working on the Brave browser have rewritten the browser’s ad blocking engine in Rust and seen massive speed increases as a result. 

In a blog post on Wednesday, Brave Software performance researcher Andrius Aucinas and chief scientist Ben Livshits said that rewriting Brave’s built-in ad blocker in Mozilla-spawned Rust resulted in an average 69x improvement in the amount of time required to process web requests.

Read the full text here:

News You Should Know

Hmmm…. What’s Facebook and Google up to now?

Google’s new reCAPTCHA has a dark side

According to two security researchers who’ve studied reCaptcha, one of the ways that Google determines whether you’re a malicious user or not is whether you already have a Google cookie installed on your browser. It’s the same cookie that allows you to open new tabs in your browser and not have to re-log in to your Google account every time. But according to Mohamed Akrout, a computer science PhD student at the University of Toronto who has studied reCaptcha, it appears that Google is also using its cookies to determine whether someone is a human in reCaptcha v3 tests. 

Read the full text here:

The Privacy Project

Companies and governments are gaining new powers to follow people across the internet and around the world, and even to peer into their genomes. The benefits of such advances have been apparent for years; the costs — in anonymity, even autonomy — are now becoming clearer. The boundaries of privacy are in dispute, and its future is in doubt. Citizens, politicians and business leaders are asking if societies are making the wisest tradeoffs. The Times is embarking on this monthslong project to explore the technology and where it’s taking us, and to convene debate about how it can best help realize human potential.

Read the full text here:

Roaring Fans

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