The Verge: Brave is bypassing Google AMP pages because they’re ‘harmful to users’

The Verge: Brave is bypassing Google AMP pages because they’re ‘harmful to users’. “Brave announced a new feature for its browser on Tuesday: De-AMP, which automatically jumps past any page rendered with Google’s Accelerated Mobile Pages framework and instead takes users straight to the original website…. Brave framed De-AMP as a privacy feature and didn’t mince words about its stance toward Google’s version of the web.”

CNET: Brave browser adds private videoconferencing with $7 premium option

CNET: Brave browser adds private videoconferencing with $7 premium option. “Expanding its paid services push, browser maker Brave on Wednesday launched a videoconferencing service called Brave Talk designed to protect privacy better than existing options like Zoom. It’s free, though a premium option costing $7 per month adds features like recording video and supporting groups of three or more.”

CoinTelegraph: Brave Browser Delivers on Promise, Files GDPR Complaint Against Google

CoinTelegraph: Brave Browser Delivers on Promise, Files GDPR Complaint Against Google. “Now, the complaint is with the Irish Data Protection Commission. It accuses Google of violating Article 5(1)b of the GDPR. Dublin is Google’s European headquarters and, as Dr. Ryan explained to Cointelegraph, the Commission ‘is responsible for regulating Google’s data protection across the European Economic Area’.”

BetaNews: Whoa! Brave browser can now show you web pages that no longer exist

Oooh, me likey. From BetaNews: Whoa! Brave browser can now show you web pages that no longer exist. “When browsing the web, it can be frustrating to encounter a 404 error. You know the page isn’t there, but you don’t always know why. Has it been removed on purpose, by accident, or was it never there in the first place? Well, Brave — the browser from Brendan Eich, a former CEO of Mozilla — is about to make 404 frustration a thing of the past, by giving you the chance to view the actual web page after it’s been removed.”

Brave 1.0 review: This excellent, privacy-focused browser can make you money, too (PC World)

PC World: Brave 1.0 review: This excellent, privacy-focused browser can make you money, too. “Brave Software’s new Brave browser, which emerges out of a long beta into a full-fledged Brave 1.0 release today, works in two ways: As a privacy-minded browser that does everything it can to minimize your footprint on the Web, and as a convoluted means of paying people who provide you the content that you read daily.”

The Verge: How to move from Chrome to another browser

The Verge: How to move from Chrome to another browser. “Of course, anyone who has used a browser for any length of time will have built up a considerable library of bookmarks, preferences, and saved passwords. If you do move to a new browser, you won’t have to sacrifice your bookmarks; you can easily import them from Chrome into your new browser. Here’s how to do it.”

The Verge: Why I chose Brave as my Chrome browser replacement

The Verge: Why I chose Brave as my Chrome browser replacement. “Readers of this august website may recall that a year ago, I lauded Firefox and its progress toward becoming a genuine alternative to Google’s dominant Chrome browser. As much as I liked where Firefox was going, however, I couldn’t stick with it over the long term. It wasn’t compatible with everything the way Chrome was, its extensions were different, and, for my way of using a browser, it was slower and less responsive. So I returned to Chrome after a few weeks of Firefox, but the urge to decouple my browsing habits from Google remained.”