Corona Blocker

Corona Blocker

Take a break from Coronavirus/COVID-19 news, block ALL mentions of Coronavirus from top news websites and social networks.

  • Corona Blocker
  • Corona Blocker
  • Corona Blocker
Stats
This extension was removed from Chrome Web Store on 2020-11-03
Users: 404
Rating: 3.67 (6)
Version: 1.0.7 (Last updated: 2020-04-09)
Risk impact: Very high risk impact
Risk likelihood: High risk likelihood
Manifest version: 2
Permissions:
  • webRequest
  • webRequestBlocking
  • storage
  • *://*.facebook.com/*
  • *://*.twitter.com/*
  • *://*.worldometers.info/*
  • *://*.statista.com/*
  • *://*.cnn.com/*
  • *://*.cnbc.com/*
  • *://*.bbc.com/*
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Size: 6.75M
Price: Free
URLs: Website
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Summary

Take a break from Coronavirus news, block ALL mentions of Coronavirus from top news websites and social networks. Coronavirus related images in news websites will be replaced by cat photos and any URL with corona keyword will be redirected to cat relaxing videos.

You can disable cat images from extension options. The extension blocks coronavirus news from these websites only: facebook.com twitter.com worldometers.info statista.com cnn.com cnbc.com bbc.com news.yahoo.com news.google.com huffpost.com

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User reviews
This plugin salvaged the internet for me.
by Erik Dietrich Erik Dietrich, 2020-07-15

I didn't like the fact that the news websites became empty. It makes the navigation not pleasant.... like something is missing

didnt work
by A. C. A. C., 2020-04-01
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Safety
Risk impact

Corona Blocker is very risky to use and it requires a lot of sensitive permissions. Avoid installing this extension unless you absolutely trust this publisher.

Risk likelihood

Corona Blocker may not be trust-worthy. Avoid installing if possible unless you really trust this publisher.

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