Microsoft signed a deal with a third-party "buy now, pay later" company called Zip (previously Quadpay) to feature a sign-up option on retail checkout pages for any purchase the Microsoft Edge browser detects between $35 to $1000. 😩 eurogamer.net/articles/2021-…
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"BNPL is currently available in Microsoft Edge Canary and Dev channels and will be available by default to all users in Microsoft Edge release 96." techcommunity.microsoft.com/… h/t @dangoodin001 @arstechnica

Dec 1, 2021 Β· 2:33 AM UTC

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"What’s more, the company has not yet explained if integrating this app into Edge gives more visibility into users’ browsing habits. Microsoft is also auto-opting merchants in, and it requires those who don’t want to participate to retroactively opt out" arstechnica.com/information-…
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Grubby move by @Microsoft baking it in. Extension OK, but should be a choice.