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Brave is working with BTS to launch an exclusive browser for Japan

June 9, 2020

Brave, a cryptocurrency web browser, is partnering with Korean pop group BTS and Rush Gaming to bring out a limited edition of its browser for Japanese residents.

The Japanese newspaper Nikkei reported on June 5 that Brave Browser and BTS, also known as Bangtan Boys, have developed an exclusive browser for users in JapanThis is the first known collaboration between a privacy-oriented browser like Brave and a K-Pop boy band.

According to the Nikkei, The two aim to find a new point of contact between idols (idols is the term commonly used for artists of the K-pop genre) and their fans. Limited edition users of the browser can Earn points by viewing ads to support the Rush Gaming esports team.

Brave and its growing popularity

Brave is working with BTS to launch an exclusive browser for JapanBrave is working with BTS to launch an exclusive browser for Japan

Brave Browser is an open source web browser that focuses on ensuring better privacy by blocking intrusive ads and trackers. The browser also offers an optional advertising system based on the Ethereum blockchain and the company’s token Basic Attention Token (SCHLÄGER).

Cointelegraph recently reported that the number of monthly active users in the browser had risen by 125% in the past year, At the end of May they reached 15.4 million peopleIn a recently released podcast episode, Joe Rogan Experience, who talks about privacy and security, made his host woo millions of listeners to use Brave.

Recently criticized for automatically filling with your Binance partner link

Although Brave cites privacy as one of his main concerns, the platform was recently discovered using unethical tactics.

Enthusiastic Twitter users of cryptocurrencies noticed that the browser has automatically inserted an affiliate link in your address bar so that anyone who tries to access the Binance website and the US-based subsidiary Binance.US Brave co-founder Brendan Eich called the problem an “error” and promised to eliminate the function that caused auto-completion.