Google relents slightly on blocking ad-blockers – for paid-up enterprise Chrome users, everyone else not so much
Source: The Register
Article note: Feeling good that I already switched [back] to Firefox.
Chrom[e|ium] has a slightly more capable engine, but the inability to run extensions on mobile, chatter about reducing content blocking extension power on desktop, and IE-in-the-early-2000s idiosyncratic behavior and market penetration have made its trajectory as a coercive problem clear.
Freeloaders will be limited to less capable content filtering
Google Chrome users will continue to have access to the full content blocking power of the
webRequest API in their browser extensions, but only if they're paying enterprise customers.…
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