Critics wary as Google’s Chrome preps ad-blocking crackdown

By The Seattle Times
2018.02.14. 20:36

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Starting Thursday, Google will start using its Chrome browser to eradicate ads it deems annoying or otherwise detrimental to users. It just so happens that many of Google’s own most lucrative ads will sail through the new filters. The move, which Google first floated back in June, is ostensibly aimed at […]...

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