@alxd It’s both. Private, yes. Manipulative, also yes.
@alxd It sounds like a maybe good idea. I wonder how this "anonymity shield" is supposed to work. Technically, it could work (using something similar to Monero), but they say it's based on Ethereum.
<rant>I'm always surprised how much trust people put in Ethereum although it was hacked once already and is Turing complete (the latter being an antifeature).</rant>
My doubt about this: What stops you from modifying Brave and just claiming you're watching ads while you actually aren't?
@alxd isn’t it like how Google is blocking ads on Chrome?