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12:09pm Thursday

Brave Browser bought a search engine, “promises no tracking, no profiling – and may even offer a paid-for, no-ad version”.

Good timing for clearing my tabs of other Brave related stuff. This PDF white paper describes the Brave Search Team’s plansGogglesGoggles
The full title is GOGGLES: Democracy dies in darkness, and so does the Web. Authored by the [[Brave]] Search Team.
Abstract
This paper proposes an open and collaborative system by which a community, or a single user, can create sets of rules and filters, called Goggles, to define the space which a search engine can pull results from. Instead of a single ranking algorithm, we could have as many as needed, overcoming the biases that a single actor (the search engine) embeds into the results. Tr...
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This paper proposes an open and collaborative system by which a community, or a single user, can create sets of rules and filters, called Goggles, to define the space which a search engine can pull results from. Instead of a single ranking algorithm, we could have as many as needed, overcoming the biases that a single actor (the search engine) embeds into the results.

via Daring Fireball