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Brave Browser files GDPR complaint against Google

Brave Browser Files GDPR Complaint Against Google

Yesterday (on March 16), Brave Browser filed a formal complaint against Google with the lead General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) enforcer in Europe. In a February interview, Dr. Johnny Ryan, Brave’s chief policy and industry relations officer, explained that Google is abusing its power by sharing user data collected by dozens of its distinct services, […]

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HTC Unveils Privacy Focused 5G Router that can Run a Bitcoin Node

Electronics giant HTC has announced a new privacy-focused portable 5G blockchain router that enables users to run a full Bitcoin node. Due to arrive by mid-year, the Exodus 5G Hub follows on from the success of the Tawainese manufacturer’s Exodus 1 phones, which also have the ability to run nodes. The Hub provides 5G connectivity […]

Digitex to remove KYC to protect user data

Crypto Exchange Digitex Removes KYC to Protect User Data

While some global crypto exchanges move to expand Know Your Customer (KYC) rules, some major rivals claim that crypto platforms don’t need KYC at all. Digitex, a Seychelles-based crypto derivatives exchange, will start removing KYC identification this week in response to a major user data leakage that happened last month. Digitex will have no KYC […]

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Desktop Brave Browser Now Gets the Wayback Machine Support

The decade’s rival to every popular browser like Google & Firefox, Brave Browser is now having an upgraded functionality. With the new update, it automatically redirects users to check out archived versions of pages that were earlier removed from the web. With immediate effect from Feb 25, users of the Brave Browser can instantly access […]

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Coinbase Tests Clearview Facial Recognition Software

Coinbase, the U.S. cryptocurrency exchange boasting over 20 million views per month and over 30 million total accounts, has tested Clearview AI facial recognition technology according to a BuzzFeed news report. However, Coinbase has denied that the test involved customer data. The controversial software has been the subject of intense scrutiny since a New York […]

sectors realizing full potential of DeFi protocols in 2020

Sectors Realizing the Full Potential of DeFi Protocols in 2020

As the new decade unreels, a new wave of disruption seems to be coming to the shores of the global financial system. That wave is called decentralized finance protocols. Decentralized Finance, or DeFi, simply refers to financial software that is built on the blockchain to make it easy for anyone to piece together digital assets […]

Brave Browser wants the UK to use GDPR to crack down on Google

Brave Browser Wants the UK to Use GDPR to Crack Down on Google

The team behind Brave Browser thinks that Google has an unfair competitive advantage due to its massive trove of user data. In a submission filed with the UK’s consumer protection agency, Brave argued that the country’s failure to enforce European data protection laws gives Google an unfair advantage. Brave Browser’s stance In an interview with […]

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Monero’s Triptych Research Could Vastly Improve its Anonymity

The Monero Research Lab (MRL) releases Triptych on the 6th of January proposing trustless logarithmic-size ring signatures. As Monero’s core anonymity mechanism, research aimed at decreasing their size could improve the coin’s privacy significantly. Monero (XMR) is a privacy coin that uses several distinct mechanisms to obfuscate parts of a transaction. The primary line of […]