Google's new rules crack down on shady Chrome extensions – CNET

Google’s new rules crack down on shady Chrome extensions  CNET

Google is trying to make Chrome extensions safer for users. Stephen Shankland/CNET To combat deceptive installation tactics involving its Chrome browser, Google has some new rules to protect users and hold developers accountable. In a post on the Chrome developers blog Thursday, Google said sometimes it sees developers using ads and landing pages that mislead users into installing pages they may not want or need. Going forward, Google will remove any Chrome extension that: – Has no clear “disclosure” that explains what users can expect by installing the extension. – Has disclosures that u…

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