Developers, security researchers and privacy advocates differed in their view on web browsers’ privacy protections at the USENIX Enigma security conference in San Francisco this week, Wired reports. “I think competition pushes everyone toward being more private by default,” Brave Chief Information Security Officer Yan Zhu said during a panel discussion that also included representatives from Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. Mozilla Principal Engineer Tanvi Vyas said browsers are all trying to improve privacy protections and are learning from each other on how to do that. “For us our highest priority is privacy, so when we choose between the existing model and privacy we’ll always choose privacy,” Vyas said. (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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