How far will Google to protect...
.... its lucrative ads business? Someone at Google must be really scared of the damage brought by those evil AD BLOCKERS!
Anyway Google is also one of the culprits that bloated browsers of too many useless and risky features to run as much as possible withing a browser because it's easier to steal user data that way (unless, of course, you have a whole OS to do it like Android or Windows 10).
"Who lives by the browser...."