The False Teeth of Chrome’s Ad Filter.

Today Google launched a new version of its Chrome browser with what they call an “ad filter“—which means that it sometimes blocks ads but is not an “ad blocker.” EFF welcomes the elimination of the worst ad formats. But Google’s approach here is a band-aid…

HTTPS or bust: Chrome’s plan to label sites as “Not Secure”

Google just announced that beginning in July 2018, with the release of Chrome 68, web pages loaded without HTTPS will be marked as “not secure”. More than half of web visitors will soon see this warning when browsing unencrypted HTTP sites, according to data from…