Devs react to Brave, a new ad-blocking browser from ex-Mozilla CEO

Brave arrives as an ad-blocking browser promising increased privacy and faster speeds. Former Mozilla CEO and JavaScript creator Brendan Eich built Brave to automatically keep out programmatic ads and tracking cookies. In head-to-head comparisons with Safari on iOS, Brave clearly loads faster.

The idea has already earned the praise of some developers.

High hopes about Brave's potential to upend the online advertising market are already floating around.

But Brave may already be experiencing some issues.

And Brave has already drawn out a decent amount of skepticism.

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