Chrome update to kill ad blockers will affect other plugins
An update to Chrome which appears intended to kill the use of ad block plugins will impact extensions in other categories.
The change would restrict Chrome's script blocking capabilities to the new DeclarativeNetRequest API instead of the old webRequest API.
Raymond Hill, Author of the uBlock Origin and uMatrix ad blockers, said in a bug report:
“If this (quite limited) declarativeNetRequest API ends up being the only way content...