Brave Browser Forges New Bitcoin Micropayment  Agreement with Coinbase and BitGo

Brave Browser Forges New Bitcoin Micropayment Agreement with Coinbase and BitGo

Brave has announced that they are partnering with Coinbase and BitGo to provide Bitcoin wallets and purchasing tools for the Brave Ledger, a new Bitcoin-based micropayments system which automatically and anonymously pays user’s favorite websites. Brave will also allow users and publishers to opt into a better, privacy-preserving ad model which shares revenue with users as well as publishers. Brendan Eich, President and CEO of Brave Software, says: "The Brave solution fends off intrusive ads and stops the collection of personal details by third-parties, enhancing not just browsing....


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