Chrome add-ons just became less scary, security-wise


Google has tightened the rules for admission to the Chrome Web Store, the online bazaar for add-ons to its browser.

The big change to the Alphabet subsidiary’s User Data Policy is that third-party party developers are no longer permitted to move personal data in plain text. Developers must also create and publish a privacy policy explaining what data they collect using Chrome, how it is used and apply “modern cryptography” when the data is in transit.

Read the source article at The Register


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