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Maverick internet cop Chrome 64 breaks rules to thwart malvert scum

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Re: How far will Google to protect...

Isn't Google itself the biggest ad platform? It can be written "DoubleClick" but it's read "Google". So, instead of starting to fix the ad platform itself, and pave the way towards "responsible ads", Google just tries to put some weak defenses inside its browser, because it's cheaper than having to vet ads, or make them less "responsive" forbidding features that can be exploited to attack whoever display them.

In any ways, the very idea of "ad platforms" is broken - I have to display contents from third party sites I never requested, and which nobody really controls.

Think what would happen if ordering food at the restaurant, while it's being brought to you, an unknown someone else would be free to add things into your dish, just because the restaurant gets paid by some platform for it. Even if the food was free, I'd be very worried about eating it...

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