The option to turn ON / OFF Automatic Updates. Please

I agree that updates are not evil on themself. No point against “automatically check for updates” and “automatic download and install updates” turned on as default setting.
What I miss is a supported way so that on my own risk and responsibility, knowing what I’m doing, I can switch both off.
I run brave in a linux environment where automatic install has no chance at all to success so it can only complain about failures. The system is updated regularly but the pop up is only disturbing meanwhile (exactly the same disturb relieved by brave blockers).
It seems that adding the following lines to /etc/hosts cuts out the updater from the internet:
0.0.0.0 variations.brave.com
0.0.0.0 go-updater.brave.com
0.0.0.0 laptop-updates.brave.com

Nevertheless it still complains about being outdated. Guess the existance of the newer version is stored internally and will halt after the next update.

Anyway I don’t get the need of such a workaround to obtain something so close to each own freedom of choice

Automatic update without notification is a bigger evil than security risks!
To stop updates on Windows systems set security for Program files(x86)\BraveSoftware\Update folder to All/Deny.
There is no way to stop plugins update, but still searching for this…

To stop updates on Windows systems set security for Program files(x86)\BraveSoftware\Update folder to All/Deny.
There is no way to stop plugins update, but still searching for this…

Automatic update without notification is a bigger evil than security risks!

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