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StopTheMadness for Mac

Web browser extension that stops web site annoyances and privacy violations.

$11.99
In English
Version 40.10
4.3
Based on 6 user rates

StopTheMadness overview

StopTheMadness is an extension for Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome, and Chromium browsers that stops web sites from making your browser harder to use. And it protects your privacy on the web. StopTheMadness is not an ad blocker: it offers unique features not available from ad blockers or any other apps. StopTheMadness is one of a kind!

What’s new in version 40.10

  • Show native controls: Fixed unmuting on Twitter
  • Show native controls: Fixed some videos playing only audio on twitter.com
  • Show native controls: Fixed an infinite loop on sports.tj with showing and hiding the video controls
  • Stop autoplaying video: Improved handling of videos with no video source
  • Video Highlight: Make all videos opaque, in case they're currently transparent
  • Bypass link shorteners: Fixed escaping of ampersands in meta http-equiv refresh
  • Protect tab closing and page visibility: Fixed the error "Permissions policy violation: unload is not allowed in this document" in the Chrome Extensions window. The unload event has been deprecated by Chrome.
  • Worked around a Firefox bug in the Add-ons Manager window Preferences where horizontal lines appeared as dots

StopTheMadness for Mac

$11.99
In English
Version 40.10
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4.3

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Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jul 4 2023
40.0
5.0
Jul 4 2023
5.0
Version: 40.0
I don't know why this page is stalling when one attempts to add "Similar apps". But here is what I use regularly in addition to StopTheMadness. (Note that some of these are not available for Safari, sad to say): [1] Adblock [2] Adblock Plus [3] uBlock Origin and uMatrix (abandoned on Safari, sad to say) [4] AdGuard [5] Malwarebytes Browser Guard [6] DuckDuckGo Privacy [7] Privacy Badger (not available for Safari) [8] 1Blocker - Ad Blocker (vs the other "1Blocker") [9] minerBlock [10] HTTPS Everywhere [11] Canvas Blocker [12] Disconnect (occasionally only, as it is very strict) [13] NoScript (again, only occasionally). - - There are obviously plenty of other choices with which I'm unfamiliar. I will add that I DO NOT use Ghostery, which blew its reputation years back by collecting user data. Always check the history and reputation of addons. - - Of course, security ALWAYS requires that we make regular BACKUPs, both local and off-site (the #1 Rule of Computing!). - - I also use two different but compatible anti-malware apps, a 'reverse firewall' to stop callouts, and a top quality VPN. Of these, there are many worthy choices.
DrOpenSource
DrOpenSource
Mar 21 2024
40.10
1.0
Mar 21 2024
1.0
Version: 40.10
Derekcurrie
Derekcurrie
Jul 4 2023
40.0
5.0
Jul 4 2023
5.0
Version: 40.0
Aeschylus
Aeschylus
May 31 2023
39.0
5.0
May 31 2023
5.0
Version: 39.0
macus
macus
May 31 2023
39.0
5.0
May 31 2023
5.0
Version: 39.0
makareim
makareim
May 20 2023
38.0
5.0
May 20 2023
5.0
Version: 38.0
Ervins Strauhmanis
Ervins Strauhmanis
May 18 2023
37.1
5.0
May 18 2023
5.0
Version: 37.1