Google Removes Two Chrome Extensions Amid Ad Uproar

“Over the past year we’ve been approached by malware companies that have tried to buy the extension, data collection companies that have tried to buy user data, and adware companies that have tried to partner with us. We turned them all down.”

via Google Removes Two Chrome Extensions Amid Ad Uproar – Digits – WSJ.

Background article:Adware vendors buy Chrome Extensions to send ad- and malware-filled updates

Hacker News discussion: Adware vendors buy Chrome Extensions to send ad- and malware-filled updates

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