Privacy-focused browser works on its own search engine. He bought Tailcat, an open-source engine created by a team that worked on the old browser and anti-tracking search engine Cliqz, to power Brave Search. The company will allow others to use Brave Search technology to create their own search engines.
The company says it puts users first and won’t track or profile them. In addition to an ad-supported model, there will be a paid and ad-free option. Brave works to bring his own look for. Fellow privacy-focused search engine uses advertisements provided by Microsoft, but in a way that protects user data.
Brave is committed to transparency with research. He says he “won’t use any secret methods or algorithms” to provide biased results. He plans to review several open ranking models organized by the community to ensure diversity of results and prevent censorship.
Tailcat is built on an independent index. According to Brave, this allows users to have a great search experience without affecting their privacy. Brave Search will also work with the company’s browser to provide features like personalization and instant search results, all without compromising user privacy, the company claims. Of course, you will be able to set Brave Search as the default search engine in the Brave browser.
Brave Search news arrives same day Google announced plans to stop showing ads based on your web browsing history. It will also no longer create tools to track user data in its various departments.