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Google Boots Chrome "Spammers"

Google has strict guidelines about how Chrome browser extensions can serve ads to users. Two popular extensions -- “Add to Feedly” and “Tweet This Page” -- broke the rules, so Google just booted them from its Web store. “In both cases, people described how the extensions were silently updated to include code that served undesirable ads,” The Wall Street Journal’s Digits blog reports. “Extensions are small bits of code that alter a browser by adding new features or removing others.”

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