Is Brave really Google-Free?




Brave is based on Chromium, an open-source project by Google, so I was wondering, is this browser really Google-Free? I’ve heard that Chromium sends data to Google even though it isn’t the actual Chrome browser. Is this true for Brave?



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This question comes up rather frequently. As such, we’ve pinned an answer to this for all users to see.
You should see this thread located at the top of the “Latest” column on the Community homepage:

Please let me know if you have any further questions, thank you.