Why BAT could change the ecosystem

Privacy is something that many people don’t find important until it is lost. Lately, a lot of web browsers have started to take a heavy hand when it comes to their users’ privacy as that data is worth so much to companies such as Google, and Facebook. It is something that the Brave Browser aims to share with its users by keeping the user’s information within the browser and not sharing it with either themselves or advertisers. The end-users are paid via a token that they can exchange for fiat currency.

The token I will be discussing is known as a Basic Attention Token (BAT for short) and the basic idea is every time you are shown an advert you are given some tokens in the form of a cryptocurrency that is based on ETH which you can then cash out or more importantly – tip it.

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