Friday, June 14, 2019

Google Denies That Chrome's Killing Ad Blockers

Pay attention to what I say...not what I do.

Google updated its Chromium platform in October to make Chrome users feel like their extensions were "safe, privacy-preserving and performant." Later it emerged that Google's changes would hamstring ad blockers, which made its motivations seem a bit less altruistic, but on Wednesday the company doubled down on the claim that it's not looking to remove ad blockers from Chrome.