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What is Disconnect?
"Disconnect" is an Edge add-on that provides improved online privacy and security by visualizing and blocking invisible websites that track your online activities. Awarded as the best privacy tool by the New York Times and the winner of Innovation for Best Privacy and Security software at SXSW. It significantly speeds up page loading time by up to 44%. Disconnect operates on an open-source, pay-what-you-want methodology. It symbolizes blocked sites with a green check mark.
Rating: 4.50 (11)
Version: (Last updated: 2021-05-04)
Creation date: 2021-05-04
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
  • tabs
  • webNavigation
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • http://*/*
  • https://*/*
Size: 1.03M
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Disconnect (v20.3.1.1)
4.41 (3,137) 500,000
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Make the web faster, more private, and more secure. Disconnect lets you visualize and block the invisible websites that track you. Load the pages you go to 44% faster. Stop tracking by thousands of third-party sites.

Disconnect was named the best privacy tool by the New York Times (2016), Innovation Award winner for Best Privacy and Security software at South by Southwest (2015), listed as one of the 100 best innovations of the year by Popular Science and one of the 20 best Chrome extensions by Lifehacker.

Disconnect is open-source http://git.io/Do5OtA, pay-what-you-want software https://disconnect.me/support.

You can get help on our site https://disconnect.me/disconnect/help.

Note: Green (or checked) means blocked!

User reviews
Misleading. You can't actually use the extension without paying a donation, it seems.
by Joyce, 2021-06-18

by Neymar, 2021-06-13

helpful & simply
by Damian, 2021-06-06
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Risk impact

Disconnect is risky to use as it requires a number of sensitive permissions that can potentially harm your browser and steal your data. Exercise caution when installing this add-on. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Disconnect if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

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

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