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Stanford Ph.D. Academic, professor, inventor, and software professional. Chief scientist at @brave.

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@BenLaurie @bcrypt Happy to have a chat @BenLaurie
11/24
2019
zkSense work is out https://t.co/b66LSqEiUj
11/19
2019
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11/18
2019
Brave is the Internet as it should be. https://t.co/zPVe0JsIKl
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11/16
2019
First event in the post @acm_ccs marathon of events, @brave privacy meet-up , organised by @panpap88 with talks fro… https://t.co/LgpMiNhDxL
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11/14
2019
Brave says 8.7 million people use its privacy-focused browser every month https://t.co/fPyNxSXyyr via @engadget
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsBrave launches version 1.0 of its privacy-focused browser https://t.co/Dp4BT8TQ3t via @techcrunch
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsA big thank you to all our loyal users, community members, and open source contributors: you've been using Brave, s… https://t.co/fnH0t89T5e
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsGreat crowd tonight at @coinscrum https://t.co/xla4g2y2Z0After 4 years, @brave released version 1.0 of its privacy-first browser. iPhone owners now can tap into the Brave a… https://t.co/bPsy7yEB0Q
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsNot only we built the best alternative to Chrome, with 14% CTR we are disrupting Ads duopoly. https://t.co/WwHbq2odYj
Retweeted by Ben Livshits"Tired of benefiting big-tech?" https://t.co/sbgqI04HZS
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsBrave browser 1.0 arrives, bringing its privacy-first ads to iPhones and iPads https://t.co/fSBwBXHQXQ via @CNET
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsHuge day at Brave: 1.0 is out, ready for all users! With 3-6x faster browsing, unmatched privacy, and opt-in ads th… https://t.co/f8yVWngdYJ
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsSince @brave ads started a few months ago I’ve generated $56 USD from seeing quality amazon, intel, MarketWatch, Ba… https://t.co/6Fhk3IerSk
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11/13
2019
@slightlylate @tomayac Your "perfection before action" tweet is the only cheap shot in sight. Privacy budgets don't… https://t.co/AOuWREuxEw
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11/12
2019
Please come hear me on Wednesday at @coinscrum https://t.co/L9LWEITKGbJoin our research team: we are looking for ML, Security, Systems Researchers. Reach out to myself, @realhamed ,… https://t.co/6ir3d1G39J
11/11
2019
Brave protects users against many forms of tracking, including fingerprinting. Find out everything about our finger… https://t.co/4DxWDt6EEx
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11/7
2019
Thanks you #House19 https://t.co/Paa7GUm1vkI switched to @brave about six months ago and it's been great! Blocks ads and tracking, and doesn't consume as much… https://t.co/YULdVwtNXm
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11/5
2019
Privacy works better. My colleagues at @Brave, @lukemulks and @DonnyDvorin, have some numbers to share as Brave Ads… https://t.co/G3AiG4HTYQ
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11/4
2019
+300K @Brave verified creators. +@AttentionToken ad utility in-platform for desktop & Android (iOS soon). +$BAT lis… https://t.co/Qmlkdn03Fy
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10/26
2019
Brave ads — the first privacy-first ad platform https://t.co/7Wpv7gKvAJ @BalletCrypto supports BAT — very cool. https://t.co/nK4W7O0Mv2
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10/25
2019
New tests and findings by our research team regarding predicting ad blocker savings. Our models already show a huge… https://t.co/wKj8XxGUtz
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10/21
2019
Folks heading to @sensys_acm 2019 in NY, in addition to @BatterylabD demo and poster from @RanyaAloufi on emotion… https://t.co/Z8KYQMtTf9
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsDue to popular demand, we relase more tickets for our Brave Privacy meetup in London. Thank you all for your massiv… https://t.co/MZXTPDYNeX
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsRead more about our work on programmatic filter list generation for under-served regions and its application on 3 r… https://t.co/dWq3MeacBt
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10/17
2019
We have a new transparency page showing stats of interest to all our @Brave and @AttentionToken fans:… https://t.co/NAuYlB9kuU
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsSome of our recent work mixing VPN with zero knowledge proofs. Full paper here: https://t.co/Ct9vxUrcAY @panpap88https://t.co/VmxJs29CPU
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsCan we fall in love with tech again? Great to chat with @convoluted_code, chief scientist of @brave, which is on a… https://t.co/KyfJyX8YE2
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsNow 8 million monthly active users for Brave, & nearly 400 privacy-preserving ad campaigns (with a stellar 14% clic… https://t.co/4yFJSjagcn
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10/16
2019
If you're in NY this Thursday at StratFest 2019 @4As, our director of business development @lukemulks will be prese… https://t.co/L2JgVdziXX
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10/15
2019
Our November event is nearly sold-out at this point -- thank you for all your interest https://t.co/yBlYvhOPRc
10/14
2019
Please come to Brave privacy meetup in London in mid-November https://t.co/1XontAri9g
10/11
2019
Brave Research unveils zkSense, a novel privacy-preserving mechanism for bot detection in smartphones. zkSENSE leve… https://t.co/yLUfBtpqqp
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10/7
2019
Please come to this discussion next Tuesday https://t.co/Hka4cEXyKTThrilled to announce that via our partnership with @UpholdInc, today's desktop browser (0.69) features our new 2-wa… https://t.co/3TtnJPXjUx
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsBrave Browser for Android v1.4 adds dark mode and more [APK Download] https://t.co/vxrUmRijCe
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10/5
2019
The abstract deadline for the Security, Privacy, and Trust track of @TheWebConf (WWW) 2020, is just around the cor… https://t.co/CI60zTy099
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsOur research team presents VPN⁰, the first distributed virtual private network (dVPN) with strong privacy requireme… https://t.co/AtEwIpWBoA
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10/3
2019
"In the first 5 days of the @Brave campaign, we’ve seen a click through rate of about 11%. That compares with an in… https://t.co/gbunUOVd6S
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10/1
2019
Big news from California. The likelihood of a new US federal privacy law has also gone up by several hundred percen… https://t.co/rqfRpXqEZE
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9/25
2019
Brave wins! What does your browser do with a blank profile? And with whom does it communicate? @bravesampson recent… https://t.co/lMuwpQrJhy
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsAnother paper of the week for our cryptocurrency lab at Imperial! " Broken Metre: Attacking Resource Metering in EV… https://t.co/GQzDFDebjn
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9/19
2019
@KLoaec @alexeiZamyatin Should be fixed by now... consider it to be a Freudian slip 😛
9/18
2019
Broken Metre: Attacking Resource Metering in EVM -- check out our latest work https://t.co/5ZBthIsVQq
9/17
2019
Some of our recent work on power consumption in the browser is going to be in #hotnets2019 https://t.co/8QbVJwR8Lc
9/14
2019
Check out some of our latest work on privacy-preserving bandits https://t.co/do9S1F741u
9/11
2019
Visiting Blockchain week TLV; please DM if you want to connect
9/9
2019
Interested in creating privacy-preserving tools for millions worldwide? We are looking to expand the team at @Bravehttps://t.co/kvOw2fugNVJust announced our Miniscript project website on the bitcoin-dev mailinglist: https://t.co/vOceWbgPe0
Retweeted by Ben Livshits @alexeiZamyatin @musalbas @paddypisa @nud3l_ This would be interesting @DPCIreland @thezedwards @lukemulks This is the front page story of The Financial Times right now... https://t.co/C0GAnihcTT
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9/5
2019
this is happening next week https://t.co/CSgeDjW41G
8/30
2019
This is pretty interesting. Spotted on @publish0x "Tracking the trackers, with @brave" https://t.co/BqBt9ll8Bm
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsWe're thrilled to welcome @wikipedia as a Brave Verified Publisher! Now Brave users can make @AttentionToken donat… https://t.co/3H1hrKaV2W
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8/29
2019
Our desktop browser update today (0.68.131) features tipping creators on Vimeo and Reddit with BAT! Also adds the a… https://t.co/vntXsZv7cv
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsTEGG 2019 tomorrow Aug 23, a full-day program on tokens: How to build token economies? Meet @convoluted_code,… https://t.co/c029ywMq1q
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8/22
2019
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8/17
2019
YubiKey 5Ci support is now on the latest version of the @Brave #iOS app. With the YubiKey 5Ci keys available soon,… https://t.co/jykllNe11R
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsUPDATE: FB’s says no EU users were involved in this, only those in the US. So under US privacy standards, this is… https://t.co/ZDPGO9EXAY
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsThe first talk is @johnwilander, a @webkit engineer at @Apple who will talk about privacy by default on the web. #usesec19
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8/16
2019
Token Economy by @sherminvo is now out. I was fortunate to read an early copy. It’s a brilliantly lucid book that p… https://t.co/6Jali8NRtg
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8/15
2019
Running another reading group meeting at UCL https://t.co/cAW402XSnG -- please sign up
8/13
2019
@emilianoucl @British_Airways Naturally
8/7
2019
One of the things I've found enjoyable at @brave is outreach from entrepreneurs that see the potential and jump in… https://t.co/mw0HZnI4wn
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8/2
2019
New desktop browser release today (67.123) with Twitter tipping! Brave users can enable Brave Rewards and click the… https://t.co/4QCvoKEibY
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsIf you've accumulated @AttentionToken BAT funds in the @brave browser from grants, ads, or your own contributions,… https://t.co/Qxr8Z9SWBV
Retweeted by Ben LivshitsMagid: Versatile browser touts privacy, unique pay system https://t.co/WRd0rmEDof via @mercnews
Retweeted by Ben Livshits @brianbondy @jonathansampson Calling this a Brave Pass would have been even betterThese options are strangely specific.🤷‍♂️ https://t.co/vcjBUg1pLn
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8/1
2019
@BrendanEich @BraveSampson @nileshtrivedi @brave Aggressive cloud-based fuzzing over long time periods helpsBrave produces numerous builds, which allows us to test features before shipping them to our entire user base. One… https://t.co/rUGZRJCNFn
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7/25
2019
Thrilled to announce @SLIVERtv360 / Theta Network is an ad partner on the Brave Ads platform.… https://t.co/OvZi1lJO4M
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7/18
2019
Great talk from my student today https://t.co/o20FZEitAA
7/17
2019
Browser startup @brave now can show ads on its Android browser, too — if you opt in to its ad system and are willin… https://t.co/ve6ZPfe7Gq
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7/16
2019
Happening at UCL today https://t.co/hY3GcZ7755
7/13
2019
@alexeiZamyatin What do you make of the Algorand critique in light of this?1\3 “Pay-To-Win: Incentive Attacks on Proof-of-Work Cryptocurrencies”. Joint work with A.Judmayer, N.Stifter, I.Ts… https://t.co/iHks4G82By
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7/5
2019
I'll be speaking alongside @brave's Ben Livshits (@convoluted_code) at the @1E9tech conf. next week. Our panel: 'Ag… https://t.co/PlZNjijMN3
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7/4
2019
Discussing Algorand today https://t.co/nph2AMKJzfGreat recap of how the Web evolved to tracking and surveillance and how Brave is resetting online advertising in th… https://t.co/l5KsHuCng7
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7/3
2019
Brave Browser Features New Ad-blocker Engine with 69x Improvement in Performance - https://t.co/Ffqy6qLasP
Retweeted by Ben Livshits @BrendanEich @opinion_justmy You can also use your accumulated $bat to do neat things like #TipWithBrave (currently… https://t.co/sbwS7k6CGs
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6/28
2019
Our next meeting is in July https://t.co/nph2AMKJzf
6/25
2019
Presenting at the Crypto valley conference #CVC19 -- please find me hereIt's good to see some independent performance assessmentshttp://downloads.hindawi.com/journals/scn/2018/3976093.pdf
6/24
2019
https://t.co/zL4kwZA5pdReddit tipping in Brave https://t.co/G71lPCzUWA137 verified Reddit creators a few seconds ago per https://t.co/5vgjIVsHFc.
Retweeted by Ben Livshits @el33th4xor @realhamed @brave @BrendanEich Thanks, EminIf you're thinking of switching, it's worth giving @brave browser a try. https://t.co/HZwRyS5TM0 /cc @BrendanEich
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6/23
2019
Save the date! On Saturday, July 13th, the UCL CBT is proud to be hosting a joint workshop on smart contract securi… https://t.co/Eko80iJ0sB
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6/21
2019
@emilianoucl @uclisec HaSwitched over to @brave on both my phone and Mac and it was surprisingly seamless. Faster browsing, all ads block… https://t.co/jNURWWJvwF
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6/20
2019
I received my first #BAT rewards from using @brave browser today 💸 Not bad for clicking on a few ads that actually… https://t.co/q8E2B6DB0h
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6/17
2019

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