Google moves to end website installation of Chrome extensions

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Computerworld - https://www.computerworld.com/article/3282404/web-browsers/google-moves-to-end-website-installation-of-chrome-extensions.html#tk.rss_all

Google this week began barring Chrome users from installing add-ons offered by third-party websites, the last steps toward making the company’s own market the only available source for browser extensions.

“We continue to receive large volumes of complaints from users about unwanted extensions causing their Chrome experience to change unexpectedly – and the majority of these complaints are attributed to confusing or deceptive uses of inline installation on websites (emphasis in original),” James Wagner, the extensions platform product manager, wrote in a post to a company blog.

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