Chrome 71 Will Warn Users about Deceptive Mobile Billing Pages

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Starting in Chrome 71, Google will warn Chrome users when they are visiting pages that use deceptive forms to sign visitors up for mobile subscriptions.

Deceptive sites are asking users to enter their mobile information in order to access a game or other content. When a users enters their mobile information, they gain access to the promoted content but without their knowledge they are also being signed up for a mobile subscription.

For example, in the below form a user is asked to enter their mobile number, but unless they read the really fine print, they wont know that they are actually signing up for a paid subscription.

Example deceptive form

To combat this, Google is adding a new

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