Microsoft will adopt Google Chrome's controversial Manifest V3 in Edge

Microsoft will adopt Google Chrome's controversial Manifest V3 in Edge

The Web Request API will still be available and still be able to provide information about all network requests fired by the browser … as opposed to what those announcements state, the deprecation of the blocking ability of the webRequest API accomplishes nothing privacy-wise for content blockers since they will *still* require broad hosts permissions.".

Benchmark refutes Google's claim that content blockers slow down Chrome

Benchmark refutes Google's claim that content blockers slow down Chrome

The company plans to limit the webRequest API that extensions, content blockers like uBlock Origin or Adblock Plus, use currently to block certain elements on webpages.