Curated News from Wired on March 24, 2021
Google is about to fundamentally change how the web works. Sometime in 2022, most likely during the first six months, its Chrome browser will ditch the third-party cookies on which much of the digital economy is built.
The plan to replace cookies is controversial. But Google is not alone. Threatened by the upcoming changes, rival browsers, advertising tech companies and open web advocates are competing to build alternative systems that could stop Google from getting everything its own way.