Yes, Google is removing queries from the referrer on ad clicks, but this story has been overblown. You can still see your paid search queries, and major third-party platforms won't be impacted. Here's everything you need to know about this issue.
Encrypted search is expanding internationally for signed in Google users, Google announced yesterday. That means you can expect to find less search query data thanks to the default secure socket layer (SSL) Google has enabled on searches.
Google has made a major privacy change to the way secure search works for signed in users of its services. However the data is not private for advertisers, and so creates a double standard, which has drawn significant criticism from the SEO community.