Disable Page Visibility API

Disable Page Visibility API

Firefox add-on to disable the Page Visibility API. This prevents e.g. video conferencing systems from tracking whether you are currently in another window.

What is Disable Page Visibility API?

Disable Page Visibility API is a Firefox add-on that disables the Page Visibility API, preventing video conferencing systems and other applications from detecting whether you are in their tab or in another window. This add-on ensures your privacy by blocking tracking of your activities across different browser windows.

Users: 142 ▲ 3
Rating: 4.43 (7)
Version: 1.0.3 (Last updated: 2021-01-31)
Creation date: 2021-01-30
Weekly download count: 9
Firefox on Android: No
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Size: 45.66K
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This addon disables the Page Visibility API. This prevents, for example, video conferencing systems from detecting whether you are in their tab or in another window.

The source code of this add-on can be found here: https://github.com/marvinschopf/disable-page-visibility-api

The addon's icon is a derivative of "Expand New Tab" by Syafiqa Fickle from the Noun Project, used under CC BY.

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Risk impact

Disable Page Visibility API may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Disable Page Visibility API has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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