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Chrome 71 Will Go Further to Block All Harmful Ads

1:05 pm on Nov 6, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Chrome 71 is due in a few weeks, and Google says it'll go further with ad blocking of misleading or harmful ads. The sort of ads |Google refers to are the type that trick a user pretending to be system warnings, or close ad buttons that don't actually close the ad. Typically, these ads are often used by scammers in phishing attempts.
Starting in December 2018, Chrome 71 will remove all ads on the small number of sites with persistent abusive experiences.

1:12 pm on Nov 6, 2018 (gmt 0)

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What took them so long...
2:23 pm on Nov 6, 2018 (gmt 0)

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Go Further

Further of what? Because actually, I still don't see any kind of ad blocking by Chrome, in spite of the announcement that chrome would block abuse / invasive ads , last February ...

I wonder if this is the end of the "green button" ads ... You know "Download now", "Start Now", etc... going to websites proposing to download a browser toolbar,...

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