Google Chrome to start warning users about mobile subscription scams

Google Chrome will soon offer greater protection against mobile billing scams

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Google has announced that version 71 of its Chrome browser will include a feature that warns users when a website is trying to unexpectedly charge them.

Specifically, Google says it will target mobile billing services, which place additional charges on a user’s monthly bill without their full knowledge or consent.

Google Chrome billing Google will require sites to make full billing details visible and clear to users during a sign-up process. Further, fee structures must be displayed in a manner that is easy to understand.

Earlier this week, Google also confirmed that Chrome 71 will begin ad-blocking sites that run abusive ads.

Via: The Verge