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The Tracktor - Price History Tracker requires new permissions

jakesyma 437 66 December 9, 2015 at 06:56 AM

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I rebooted Google Chrome yesterday as part of my general once-a-week shutdown procedure, and when it came up this morning I got a Chrome pop-up that said:
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[TITLE]The Tracktor - Price History Tracker requires new permissions[TITLE]

The newest version of the extension "The Tracktor - Price History Tracker" requires more permissions, so it has been disabled.

It can now:
  • Read and change your data on a number of websites
  • Read your browsing history
[I am then given two options, represented by the following buttons]

Re-enable OR Remove from Chrome...
I tried to search for this on the web, but haven't seen any discussion of it anywhere.

So I'm assuming it must be a very new change.

I'm actually most worried about the first bullet point... anyone know what this entails?
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