Amazon dumps Flash, and the Web is better off

Amazon will stop accepting Flash ads on its advertising network on Tuesday, and it will help make the entire Web more secure, security experts say.

According to Amazon, the move was prompted by a recent update from Google Chrome that limited how Flash was displayed on Web pages. Mozilla Firefox and Apple Safari already had similar limitations in place.

“his change ensures customers continue to have a positive, consistent experience on Amazon, and that ads displayed across the site function properly for optimal performance,” the company said in its announcement.

Bad, bad Flash

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