Building a Better Web
June 11–12, 2018: Training
June 12–14, 2018: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

The coming era of privacy by default: Brave and the Basic Attention Token

Brendan Eich (Brave Software)
2:00pm–2:20pm Thursday, June 14, 2018
Location: Grand Ballroom
Average rating: ****.
(4.25, 4 ratings)

Brendan Eich asks what it would mean to the web if we actually start building products, apps, and systems that are private by default. Securing our customers’ privacy has never been more important—GDPR may require it legally, but ethically, adopting a mission-first focus for your customer is the right thing to do.

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Brendan Eich

Brave Software

Brendan Eich is the cofounder and CEO of Brave Software, which aims to transform the online ad ecosystem with faster and safer browsing as well as micropayments and better ads to give users and publishers a better deal. Previously, Brendan was CTO and CEO of the Mozilla Corporation and cofounded the Mozilla project and foundation. While at Mozilla, he helped launch the award-winning Firefox web browser. Brendan is also the inventor of JavaScript, the internet’s most widely used programming language.