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This is extremely severe. Any package i install might after x levels of sub-dependencies pull in one of these names which are potentially pwned. React and Babel pulled in a few of them to take some well known examples.

I would say the whole npm is pwned until these packages are either restored or that the package name is blacklisted/reserved. Is it possible to blacklist packages locally so I get warned if they are pulled in as sub dependencies? I don't trust every package maintainer to be quick enough to remove these dependencies.




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