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Basic Attention Token

Basic Attention Token is an ERC-20 token launched by the team behind the Brave Browser. It monetizes human attention within the Brave Platform.

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Reviews for Basic Attention Token

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A coin that gets created as a result of human time spent on browsing would be great. Worth taking a look at the Basic Attention Token, which requires browser support, but does essentially this.

2018-02-24 | Full Review

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Basic Attention Token ($BAT) is probably the only token with a plausible market and platform right now. Brave is doing fantastic work

Nic Carter, Partner at Castle Island Ventures and Co-creator of Coinmetrics

2017-07-04 | Full Review

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Most of today’s Internet is built on an economic model (advertising) that is inimical to the rights and the mental resources of the users, and that exerts a corrosive influence on our society’s economy and our political discourse. BAT is an audacious attempt to disrupt that entire economic basis and replace it with something better.

2017-05-29 | Full Review

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The power of Brave's Basic Attention Token is it incentivizes users to disable ad-blocking & consent to advertising

2017-03-23 | Full Review

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The Basic Attention Token puts a dollar value, however imprecise, on a unit of your attention.

2017-08-18 | Full Review

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Brave has brought tremendous validation to the space with the Basic Attention Token, a great product and many users.

2017-06-17 | Full Review

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I just had a :wow: product moment in crypto (this is rare). Finally got around to downloading the Brave browser -- not having ads is a bit surreal. I'm excited to see Basic Attention Token rolled out broadly.

2018-01-29 | Full Review

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If we nail the "microtransaction" part that alone will give users freedom to transfer value instantly and also freedom to control their data (via Basic Attention Token). I'd be sold instantly.

2018-02-04 | Full Review

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This industry is entirely morally bankrupt. We have to call a spade a spade. $BAT is one of the most obvious ponzi schemes I've ever seen. They raised 36M$ from investors, they claim it is donations, yet the "donation receipts" are traded.

2018-09-04 | Full Review

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The BAT ToS let’s them steal “unclaimed” tokens after 90 days, but they can also use “Sybil attack investigation” and KYC/AML excuses to prevent you from claiming your coins for 90 days. They’re basically the mafia.

2018-11-22 | Full Review

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The most hilarious part of this Brave/BAT drama is the company admitting that the BAT rewards protocol does not utilize a decentralized ledger and that regarding reward/tipping data, "all can be erased".

Jackson Palmer, Group Product Manager at Adobe and Creator of Dogecoin

2018-12-22 | Full Review