Cold Turkey Blocker

Cold Turkey Blocker

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What is Cold Turkey Blocker?

The 'Cold Turkey Blocker' extension is a companion tool for the desktop software, designed to temporarily restrict access to distracting websites and applications. This results in improved focus and productivity. The extension responsibly handles data, only collecting website usage information for statistics and usage tracking, with no data leaving your device.

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Stats
Users: 172,099
Version: 4.5.4 (Last updated: 2023-12-04)
Creation date: 2023-11-16
Risk impact: High risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Permissions:
  • nativeMessaging
  • tabs
  • management
  • idle
  • storage
  • notifications
  • alarms
Host permissions:
  • *://getcoldturkey.com/*
Size: 206.85K
Stats date:

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Cold Turkey Blocker
Cold Turkey Blocker (v4.5.4)
4.60 (194) 81,657
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Summary

Cold Turkey Blocker is a desktop application that temporarily blocks users from distracting websites and apps. This extension is to be used only in conjunction with the desktop software.

Website usage data is only collected for the purposes of viewing statistics and to properly calculate allowances. Data collected by the extension is never sent off of your computer: https://getcoldturkey.com/privacy

User reviews
User reviews summary
These summaries are automatically generated weekly using AI based on recent user reviews. Chrome Web Store does not verify user reviews, so some user reviews may be inaccurate, spammy, or outdated.
Pros
  • Increases productivity and focus
  • Blocks distractions effectively
  • Customizable with features like scheduling and blocking specific websites or the entire internet
  • One-time payment rather than a subscription model
  • Helpful for users with ADHD
Cons
  • Some users find ways to work around the blocking
  • Might be considered unnecessary as there are free alternatives available
  • Can be difficult for some users to understand how to use
Most mentioned
  • Highly effective at blocking websites and distractions
  • Improves focus and productivity
  • One-time payment
  • Useful for personal and company use
  • Challenging to bypass, which strengthens self-control
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Safety
Risk impact

Cold Turkey Blocker 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 extension. Review carefully before installing. We recommend that you only install Cold Turkey Blocker if you trust the publisher.

Risk likelihood

Cold Turkey Blocker has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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