Standard, a Javascript Library With 3M Downloads Per Month, Now Showing Ads When Installed via NPM

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    Standard, a Javascript Library With 3M Downloads Per Month, Now Showing Ads When Installed via NPM

    npm install funding
    #1381
    Reddit thread: A 3mil downloads per month JavaScript library, which is already known for misleading newbies, is now adding paid advertisements to users' terminals
     
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    npm bans terminal ads
    JavaScript community's negative reaction to recent experiment kills potential avenue for funding open-source projects
    August 29, 2019

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/npm-bans-terminal-ads/
     
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