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Chrome And Redirects

A bunch of us saw this Wired article the other day and began thinking, “I wonder if this will screw up any of our clients’ eCommerce sites?”

After all, a LOT of eCommerce sites went with redirects to reduce their PCI scope, so there is a big potential here for issues if Google does not get this right.  And if Chrome gets this capability, you know that Edge, Firefox, Safari and the like will not be too far behind in implementing their own version.

I know that Google is saying that it is for dealing with only “sketchy” sites.  But is a checkout redirect going to be treated as “sketchy” once Chrome gets this update?

Should prove interesting once this new version of Chrome hits the streets.  Probably ought to give your eCommerce developers a heads up on this and get them testing your site once this new release is out.

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2 Responses to “Chrome And Redirects”


  1. 1 Erik
    November 22, 2017 at 12:56 AM

    It doesn’t seem likely that Chrome would add a feature that prevents or makes it difficult to use e-commerce sites. Users would soon turn to other browsers. Although you can never underestimate the need for people to visit “sketchy” websites, I think the need to do e-commerce is far bigger.

    • November 24, 2017 at 9:46 AM

      I would agree, but stranger things have happened in the past when such changes have occurred. All it takes is an incomplete white list and you have a problem.


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