[technology taskforce] Ars Technica : Google is messing with the address bar again—new experiment hides URL path

Tracy F. Hackshaw @ Google tracyhackshaw at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 17:37:10 UTC 2020

Google confirms experiment to remove full address from URL bar in Chrome,
details opt-out mechanism


On Mon, Jun 15, 2020, 9:49 PM Dev Anand Teelucksingh <devtee at gmail.com>

> "It looks like Google is trying to mess with the URL bar again. As spotted
> by Android Police
> <https://www.androidpolice.com/2020/06/12/google-resumes-its-senseless-attack-on-the-url-bar-hides-full-addresses-on-chrome-canary/>,
> new flags in the developer versions of the popular browser now want to hide
> the URL path. So for an article like this one, instead of "
> https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/06/google-is-messing-with-the-address-bar-again-new-experiment-hides-url-path/,"
> the address bar would show "arstechnica.com."
> https://arstechnica.com/gadgets/2020/06/google-is-messing-with-the-address-bar-again-new-experiment-hides-url-path/
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