Remove: Content initiated top frame navigations to filesystem URLs (removed)

We intent to block web pages from loading filesystem: URLs in the top frame. filesystem: URLs are only supported by Chrome. They contain an inner URL which consists of the origin that created the filesystem URL. For example, a filesystem URL created by looks like filesystem: The appearance in the omnibox is confusing for users, and there is currently an undisclosed security bug for this. This change does NOT affect file:// URLs.


Status in Chromium


Removed (tracking bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 68
  • Chrome for Android release 68

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

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Last updated on 2019-05-21