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Flash and Google… more coffin nails

Well, I know the writing has been on the wall for a long time but now there's more writing and on a big wall too! Starting September 1 (that is to say, tomorrow) Google will stop some Flash content from autoplaying. The rationale is that this will improve battery life, which is true, but Flash is also notorious for its security vulnerabilities so you have to think that's part of the reasoning as well. In any event if you're a Flash aficionado it's probably time to brush up on your HTML 5.