JavaScript Founder Could Face Legal Action Over Plans to Block Ads

By HTMLGoodies Staff

Brave Software, the brain child of Brendan Eich, also the founder of JavaScripta is a new venture which has now been put on notice that its plan to block ads in its browser and replace them could place the company in legal hot water. But Brave countered that the objectors were filled with "false assertions." A cease-and-desist letter sent to Brave by 17 companies representing 1,200 newspapers and some of the top websites, including The New York Times, Dow Jones, and Gannett, objects to Brave's plan. The letter was sent under the auspices of the Newspaper Association of America. Continue reading this story here.



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