I found a similar topic here:
Which is closed as solved, despite not being solved. I downloaded Brave to check it out, and it still displays this idiotic and mind-bogglingly assinine behavior of installing automatically, without any regard for what the user wants.
Not raping a user’s SSD is apparently a feature that has yet to be implemented: Is that correct? That this open source app, focused on privacy, gives exactly zero cares about giving a user any control?
I only registered to whine. I’m uninstalling this piece of crap. But maybe there’s a greybeard developer or two somewhere that can reign in the millenials and implement basic functionality like, you know, choosing where to install this.