Ad blockers face hurdle as Google Chrome starts rolling out Manifest V3

Manifest V3 cuts off access to remotely hosted code, a feature used by some ad blockers

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Ad blockers face hurdles as Google Chrome starts rolling out Manifest V3
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Ad blockers face hurdles as Google Chrome starts rolling out Manifest V3

Google Chrome is rolling out Manifest V3, its latest extension specification, starting 3rd June on the Beta, Dev and Canary channels, which could impact how effectively ad blockers work in the Chrome browser.

Google cited the community's progress and feedback as justification for proceeding with the decision. "We've always been clear that the goal of Manifest V3 is to protect existing functionality w...

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