Google to Fix Chrome 72 Bug That Broke Down Ad Blockers
Google has recently confirmed that it would actually roll out a fix for the Chrome 72 bug that breaks down some extensions.
As I explained earlier this week, Google included a new experiment called “Enable network service” in Chrome 72 and activated it for a number of installations, only for these users to find out that some extensions may be broken down.
Google originally said it resolved the issue in Chrome 73, explaining that it wouldn’t disable the experiment because devs should use the beta build of the browser and the number of impacted users is very small.
“At this point, if this is the only breakage in the experiment we’re not rolling back. The reason is that as a relative percentage of users of Chrome, this is still small (e.g. less than 0.1%),” Google explained.
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