Google Says It is Not Killing Ad Blockers

Google Says It is Not Killing Ad Blockers

June 14th, 2019|Tags: , , |

On Friday June 14, 2019, Paul Thurrott at Thurrott.com wrote:
Responding to the controversy around a pending change to Chrome, Google this week said it is not killing ad-blockers.

But this change is controversial because so many popular extensions, especially ad blockers, rely on the Web Request API.

They’ve been trying to give the impression that theyre working with the developer community, when in fact theyre pretty entrenched in what they want to do,” Jeremy Tillman, the president of the privacy and security-focused ad blocker Ghostery told Wired.

And that Google worked with the advertising industry to create a built-in ad-blocker in Chrome that, wait for it, doesnt actually block ads.

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