Firefox Now Blocks Flash Automatically
2015 is becoming the year that Flash gets killed-off once and for all, with Google tweaking Chrome to “intelligently” block auto-playing adverts. In addition, YouTube, the site that was probably the plugin’s biggest proponent, switched to HTML 5 to deliver video at the start of the year. It’s likely that other notable holdouts will be pressured, either by these latest moves, the most recent security controversies or the Occupy Flash movement. Yup, there’s a whole movement dedicated to eradicating this stuff from the web.