No Google isn't banning adblockers in Google Chrome

Over the past year there has been panic that Google plans on banning the use of ad blockers in Google Chrome. This is largely caused by misleading blog posts indicating that Google Chrome’s manifest v3 limits the deprecates the webRequest API to enterprise applications which require it. Adblockers today use this API to detect every incoming response body and remove the parts that contain the advertisement’s HTML code so Google Chrome does not load or render the advertisement....

November 19, 2020 · 3 min · Catgirl

Mozilla's implementation of DNS over HTTPS in Firefox and their claims are misleading at best...

Recently Mozilla finalized their implementation of DNS over HTTPS in Firefox. This protocol would improve internet users’ privacy and security while using Firefox. A change in their implementation means that many of the privacy and security benefits of DNS over HTTPS go away for Firefox users. A history of DNS over HTTPS March 2018: Mozilla begins testing an implementation of DNS over HTTPS. October 2018: RFC8484 was published by the IETF to describe the encrypted DNS System known as DNS over HTTPS....

February 27, 2020 · 6 min · Catgirl