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Google > Chrome >
Software > Web browsers >

(on Wikipedia)
https://github.com/brave/brave-browser
https://brave.com/

Brave is a web browser that uses components from Chrome to build a more security-conscious browser which also has an alternate advertising mechanism with revenue sharing.

Like Chrome, it's missing fundamental things.



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Software >
Chrome > Chrome extensions >

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/ublock-origin/cjpalhdlnbpafiamejdnhcphjbkeiagm
https://github.com/gorhill/uBlock

An ad blocker.



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Google > Chrome >
Software > Web browsers >

(on Wikipedia)
https://trends.gab.com/

A web browser that uses components from Chrome to build a more security-conscious browser which also has a server-independent commenting mechanism like an old ICQ project had.

Like Chrome, it's missing fundamental things.

  • Abandoned - As of 2022-02-18 - The project was to be reworked to be based on Firefox instead of Brave, but that didn't seem to get off the ground.



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As a user, I would be willing to have a tab in my browser perform computing such as crypto currency mining. I would be willing to do this in lieu advertising.

This is essentially a donation feature. While it wouldn't displace all forms of advertising, it would certainly be a good option for websites who want a direct conversion between visits and crypto currency.

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https://web.archive.org/web/20190807131131/http://www.zaplet.org:80/adzapper/

A software application that can block ads from being displayed on your web browser.

(on Wikipedia)
https://sourceforge.net/projects/ijbswa/
http://www.privoxy.org/

Privoxy is a non-caching web proxy with advanced filtering capabilities for enhancing privacy, modifying web page data and HTTP headers, controlling access, and removing ads and other obnoxious Internet junk.

I experimented with cliget during my replacing web browser components project. I was interested in replacing Greasemonkey and Stylish, Adblock (now I use Adblock Latitude), Change Referer Button, etc. While I did get it working, I didn't stick with it.

Polipo + adzapper

While Replacing Firefox, I wanted to look into a solution for abstracting out advertisement blocking.

I failed.

  • Polipo makes downloading from file-hosting sites hang up regularly, starting at 15MB. May be a mis-configuration.
  • I have Firefox set up to let me type single words into the location bar to trigger its search feature. Polipo breaks this, trying to go to http://keyword Multiple keywords work, so this is rather strange.

See also Ad-blocking with Polipo

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