It has been a good year for Basic Attention Token (BAT) in terms of price action, especially in the BAT/USDT market, where the altcoin gained 13.5% on the yearly time frame and 11% over the past month. Brave Software, Inc., the company that gave the world BAT and the proprietary privacy Internet browser dubbed Brave, has been going through a legal turmoil concerning the authorized placement of affiliate codes into the third-party websites. The controversy regarding the affiliate links has even forced the company to perform a fork of Brave Browser that is going to be free of any adware.
On the other hand, BAT has become the most widely employed cryptocurrency of ERC-20 standard in the area of decentralized finance (DeFi), thanks mainly to the unique revenue-sharing system that rewards consumers for watching advertisement clips in the browser. Brave’s inflating user base that reached 15 million in June must have balanced out the negativity associated with the mentioned legal issues, so that the price of BAT in the USDT market managed to stay within the confines of an accurate rising channel that provides for that price movement range of 30%.