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StopTheMadness is a web browser extension that stops web sites from making your browser harder to use. And it protects your privacy on the web! StopTheMadness works in Safari on iOS and iPadOS, and in all major web browsers on macOS, including Safari, Firefox, Google Chrome, and any other Chromium-based web browser, such as Brave, Microsoft Edge, Opera, and Vivaldi. StopTheMadness is sold separately on the iOS App Store and Mac App Store.

John Gruber of Daring Fireball: "This extension works great and fixes so many little things that annoy me about websites."

Charlie Sorrel of Cult of Mac: "The good news is that you can wrest control of your browser back from these malicious, control-freak sites."

Bryan Chaffin of the Mac Observer: "It re-enables all the normal Mac services in Safari, and you control which services you want on a site-by-site-basis if you wish."

Josh Centers of TidBITS: "it’s a small price to pay to restore your control."

Glenn Fleishman of Macworld: "StopTheMadness buys you a priceless amount of peace of mind. It’s an extension designed around your needs, not that of sites you visit."

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Apple Mac App Store feature: "StopTheMadness can help. This Safari extension makes websites work the way they’re supposed to."

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The developer of StopTheMadness is Jeff Johnson, famous for solving the Mac OCSP appocalypse. Jeff's other software includes Link Unshortener, a Mac app that expands shortened web links, Tweaks for Twitter, a web browser extension for Mac and iOS that makes Twitter better, and StopTheScript, a Safari extension for iOS that stops all JavaScript on your selected websites. Jeff was a longtime engineer at Rogue Amoeba Software and also worked on the open source RSS reader Vienna.

Try this fun and surprising test page for a demonstration of some "madness" on the web, and why you need StopTheMadness.

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StopTheMadness Website Options on iOS

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StopTheMadness Website Options on macOS

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