browse-url-text-emacs-args is a variable defined in `browse-url.el'.
Its value is

A list of strings defining options for a text browser in an Emacs buffer.

The default is none in a window system, otherwise `-show_cursor' to
indicate the position of the current link in the absence of
highlighting, assuming the normal default for showing the cursor.

You can customize this variable.

This variable was introduced, or its default value was changed, in version 23.1 of Emacs.