I find myself more and more in need of using Chrome extensions, but the appallingly broad and intrusive permission requirements prevent me from installing any of them.
Pretty much every extension I see requires a "Read and change all information on all websites you visit" and other unreasonable requests.
- Is there a way to install an extension without actually granting everything it wants?
- Is there a database of trusted extensions that underwent rigorous auditing? Other ways to identify them?
- Any specific protocol I should follow when choosing and installing an extension to ensure security?
- Are there extensions that are endorsed by Google and have their seal of approval? How to identify them?