Disable WebRTC

Disable WebRTC

To ensure your IP address does not leak while using a VPN (or another IP-masking technology), this extension disables WebRTC in Firefox 57+ by using the new API for browser.privacy.network.peerConnectionEnabled

What is Disable WebRTC?

'Disable WebRTC' is a Firefox extension that safeguards your IP address from leaking whilst using a VPN or other forms of IP-masking technologies. It functions by disabling WebRTC in Firefox using the browser's latest API, thus ensuring user's online privacy and security.

Merlin
Stats
Stats date:
Users: 734 ▲ 13
Rating: 4.00 (32)
Version: 0.3 (Last updated: 2017-08-28)
Creation date: 2017-08-25
Weekly download count: 89
Firefox on Android: Yes
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • privacy
Size: 26.69K
URLs: Website
Risk impact: Low risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood

Other platforms

Not available on Chrome
Not available on Edge
Merlin
Summary

WebExtension that disables WebRTC

To ensure your IP address does not leak while using a VPN (or another IP-masking technology), this extension disables WebRTC in Firefox 57+ by using the new API for browser.privacy.network.peerConnectionEnabled https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Add-ons/WebExtensions/API/privacy/network

Confirm the setting with the URL below. It should be set to "false". about:config?filter=media.peerconnection.enabled

Source available on: https://github.com/loganmarchione/disable-webrtc

User reviews
User reviews summary
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Pros
  • Essential for privacy
  • Blocks possibility to know your IP
  • Can be turned off from the toolbar
  • Super effective
Cons
  • Might occasionally cause full white screen (probably a bug)
  • Abandonware
Most mentioned
  • Privacy tool
  • Blocks IP detection
  • Can be toggled on/off from the toolbar
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Safety
Risk impact

Disable WebRTC is relatively safe to use as it requires very minimum permissions.

Risk likelihood

Disable WebRTC has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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