Google will soon block battery-draining ads from loading in Chrome

Google will soon block battery-draining ads from loading in Chrome

Google plans to add a mechanism to Chrome that detects and unloads ads that consume too many system resources, such as network bandwidth and CPU processing power. Google says Chrome will block ads at the following thresholds: 4MB of network data, 15 seconds of CPU usage in any 30-second period, or 60 seconds of total CPU usage. The mechanism will roll out at August end.

Kathy
Kathy
Tachyon
Tachyon 2 weeks

"Battery draining" that's an interesting new euphemism for "espousing opinions we don't like". Wanna bet Trump Campaign ads are found, purely coincidentally, to drain the most battery. Trust me. This is a new guise for censorship.

Stephen
Stephen 2 weeks

Brave browser has built in adblocker. Don't bother with Chrome anymore, there are better options.

bad news bear
bad news bear 2 weeks

It's easier to just block chrome and Google altogether.

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