almost No more adblocking for regular Chrome users

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TL;DR.

The most notable aspect of their response, however, is a single sentence buried in the text, clarifying their changes to ad blocking and privacy blocking extensions.

Chrome is deprecating the blocking capabilities of the webRequest API in Manifest V3, not the entire webRequest API (though blocking will still be available to enterprise deployments).

Google is essentially saying that Chrome will still have the capability to block unwanted content, but this will be restricted to only paid, enterprise users of Chrome.

There’s still a way, tho shittier at that to block stuff, it’s limited to 30k rules, and i guess devs could manually intercept shit. :man_shrugging:

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A lot of folks suspected something like this when they bought AdBlock Pro/Plus.

All I can say is… Yikes

it’s google, they whole thing is ads. what did y’all expect lol

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so now it means switching to FF forreal?

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i’m running ff for like 3 years now.

would only switch to chrome for a green card

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When is this taking effect?

I’ve been using Chrome on the desktop for ages now, guess it’s time to switch.
Using brave on mobile, it’s been excellent, might check out the desktop version.

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I can’t find when they are going to deploy ManifestV3, sorry :man_shrugging:

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So, are they removing them from the chrome store thing or just blocking the install for normies?

Because, boy, have I got a deal for you: https://www.chromium.org/

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they are changing the API to make it harder to efficiently block shit. They are literally removing the feature from existing API, but leaving it for paid users. 200% proprietary :smiley:

it’s in the article :wink:

read man

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No time. Otherwise I would.

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might be time to get pihole setup

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Laughs in Vivaldi.

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yeh, no

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better yet…

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fug

what browser do I use now, been using chrome for ten years

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Maybe Edgium will gain traction now.

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Firefox quantum. Let your CPU burn.

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Best part is you can run Firefox two different ways on a Chromebook, LOL.

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https://spyware.neocities.org/articles/

That sounds like it’d give a horrible experience on most websites.

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