I was and am a Firefox user, BUT I like the emphasis of BRAVE on user security and privacy. The issues of security and privacy are the drivers that make BRAVE attractive to me. With the Orwellian overreach of the government under the Obama administration, the lying and spying on reporters and even now Trump, and who knows which other opposition candidates, I do not trust government. The government is not protecting our privacy and security as it should and frankly I want to have personal capabilities to protect my data. I once looked to Firefox exclusively for this, but after they attacked one of their own management for having a position they didn’t like, I just don’t trust them anymore. It was a hypocritical move that compromised the right to free speech. So many are compromising on the right to free speech. Anyway, BRAVE seems to me to be a group who value privacy and security and hopefully free speech as the ethics and values of a company direct its policies and paths as they do our individual lives.
In summary, the focus of BRAVE on security and privacy is the reason for my using it above all other reasons. I also like knowing I saved time and am shielded from unwanted ads and junk!!! I almost forgot the speed!!!
I try to use BRAVE as much as possible, but I am still concerned with it playing nice with the sites I use most and I have yet to see continually updated comparisons with Firefox, Chrome, Chromium, Edge, and MS Internet Explorer as well as others. I want to know that I am using the most secure and private browser with the greatest resistance to fingerprinting. I hope BRAVE will initiate a continually updated self-evaluated comparison of this.