Google to cut off other Chromium-based browsers from access to services such as Sync

Google plans to revoke others’ Chromium-based browsers’ access to a long list of APIs that power such popular services as bookmark and settings synchronization.

“We discovered that some third-party Chromium-based browsers were able to integrate Google features, such as Chrome Sync and Click to Call, that are only intended for Google’s use,” Jochen Eisinger, Chrome engineering director, wrote in a Jan. 15 post to a company blog.

Access to what Eisinger labeled “our private Chrome APIs” will be blocked starting March 15.

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Source:: Computerworld