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Understanding the fingerprinting privacy technique of brave browser

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Headsup brave users!! I am bring a big new updates on brave privacy feature.

Being a brave user i love exploring various features availble in brave browser. So today i was searching for its new updated feature on brave.com and found this amazing news about its privacy feature. So i thought of sharing it.Many might have awared of this new feature . But for those who havent. This is a great thing to deal with in brave browser.

Brave is considerd to be one of the  best privacy browser. And is leading among the top browsers available.On march 5 2020 besides its current privacy feature, Brave is launching another privacy feature which is based on fingerprinting technique making Brave one of the most advance privacy browser.Many other browser had  developed  fringerprinting method before brave does but the technique and approach used in Brave is different from other browser fingerprinting protection tools

What is Browser fringerprinting?

Browser fingerprinting is a very advanced technique used for  identifying and tracking people on the Web by combining multiple semi-identifiers into a single unique identifier.Most browsers try to prevent fingerprinting by reducing the number of possible values each of these semi-identifying features return. But this method has many problem because privacy trough similar fingerprinting protections are only effective on popular sites and also modifying values to be less identifying can break websites.

Brave fingerprint privacy feature

In order to solved  the problem other bowser are facing as mention above brave is bringing  its privacy feature a step more than other browsers by intoducing a randomizing fringerprinting method. This new privacy technique is still in development and will be applied partly in the Brave nightly version.Here Brave used a very different and unique technique called randomization fingerprintable technique . Unlike other browser method where there is removing or modifying browser differences, or adding troublesome permission prompts, Brave browser will add  subtle randomization to some fingerprinting endpoints.

How fingerprinting feature maked brave more privacy.

With this  new fingerprinting  every browser will look completely unique and different , both between websites and between browsing sessions. Hence by making the  browser appears differently while browsing, websites will be unable to link the browsing behavior of the users and  thus unable to track users on the Web.

Users can check the current fringerprint privacy feature by visiting the website audiofingerprint.openwpm.com or browserleaks.com/canvasn and following this steps

  • Note the fingerprinted values

  • Reload the browser after clearing storage, either by deleting all browser data or opening a new private window.

While performing this steps in Brave nightly version users will notice a different fingerprint value on each visit, this makes the fingerprint not useable to link the two site given above thus protecting  your privacy. 

Conclusion

This fingerprinting technique of brave is still developing and the next version of fingerprinting  technique 2.0 is coming. Where randomization is based on protections to canvas and Web audio based fingerprinting. They called this technique “farbling”. Hence brave is leading in the field of browser fingerprinting technique with their goal of becoming the most advance privacy browser. So if you are using brave nightly version try this amazing new privacy feature in brave .

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Source

https://brave.com/whats-brave-done-for-my-privacy-lately-episode3/

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I haven’t downloaded brave yet. Can I use it in my iPhone ?

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Yes @moskin i am using at my mobile phone. You can download from my link we both will get some BAT from it.ios is also available

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Ok I’ll download later after I sleep

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Please subscribe me....

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