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Google, Mozilla may let web apps edit files despite security warnings

The firms, known for their Chrome and Firefox web browsers, are heading a group that is devising a way for users to save changes they make using web apps.

The idea is to allow users to save changes they’ve made using web apps, without the hassle of having to download new files after each edit, as is necessary today. However, the biggest challenge will be guarding against malicious sites seeking to abuse persistent access to files on a user’s system.

Full article: Google, Mozilla working on letting web apps edit files despite warning it could be ‘abused in terrible ways’ – TechRepublic