On October 23, 2018 Marcos posted "Ok, that's a known issue caused by locking the list of SSL/TLS filtered applications by a policy. We've been tracking it as a bug. It should be addressed soon, most likely by an automatic module update."
We put a policy in place the turn off Protocol Filtering for applicaiton "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" and it seems to have improved, but it is still painfully slow on far too many web pages. Consequently I must be missing something.
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