thegreatsuspender

A chrome extension for suspending all tabs to free up memory (by greatsuspender)

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  • How can I recover my suspended tabs from 'The Great Suspender Original'?
    2 projects | /r/chrome | 18 May 2023
    Also if you want to read up on the removal of the app and the malware issues this post goes over it as well as other recovery options
  • Rejecting data demands, ExpressVPN removes VPN servers in India
    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 2 Jun 2022
    Better link https://github.com/greatsuspender/thegreatsuspender/issues/1...

    > TLDR: The old maintainer appears to have sold the extension to parties unknown, who have malicious intent to exploit the users of this extension in advertising fraud, tracking, and more. In v7.1.8 of the extension (published to the web store but NOT to GitHub), arbitrary code was executed from a remote server, which appeared to be used to commit a variety of tracking and fraud actions. After Microsoft removed it from Edge for malware, v7.1.9 was created without this code: that has been the code distributed by the web store since November, and it does not appear to load the compromised script. However, the malicious maintainer remains in control, however, and can introduce an update at any time. It further appears that, while v7.1.9 was what was listed on the store, those who had the hostile v7.1.8 installed did NOT automatically receive the malware-removing update, and continued running the hostile code until Google force-disabled the extension.

    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 2 Jun 2022
  • Behold the Android-Windows ecosystem.
    4 projects | /r/Android | 24 Apr 2022
    Long ass comment: That is not true for the most part. While the increased amount of individuals working of an OSS project may lead to better vulnerability detection according to both parties of the closed-source/proprietary debate, it doesn't lead to a massively more secure software overall. Not all reviewers have the similar experience or expertise and, because of it, not everyone will be able to review, identify or patch any flaws or vulnerability of a specific software since it may require other skills beyond just basic programming skills such as network or cryptographic skills. [1] Some even suggested that the large number of users contributing to the project can lead people "into a false sense of security." [2] Overall, some papers conclude that being an open source software or a proprietary software isn't an important factor for security and suggest considering other factors, such as the particular vendor/maintainer that controls the entire process. [3] After all, what if the maintainer decides to sabotage their own code? What if the project was sold to another maintainer for its own shaddy needs?
  • 99.5% of Black Friday ‘deals’ cheaper or the same price at other times of the year
    2 projects | /r/nottheonion | 23 Nov 2021
    I don't feel like typing out entire paragraphs about this, though, especially since another user has already done so on the extension's GitHub page. (The new owner doesn't seem to care much about what people say on there.) https://github.com/greatsuspender/thegreatsuspender/issues/1263
  • Audacity 3.0 called spyware over data collection changes by new owner
    3 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 5 Jul 2021
  • Ask HN: What tech job would let me get away with the least real work possible?
    4 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 7 Apr 2021
    > In today's world, I have yet to see something which is not monetizable.

    This is the attitude that causes people like the author of The Great Suspender to sell out and betray the trust of everyone.

    https://github.com/greatsuspender/thegreatsuspender/issues/1...

    I believe that uBlock Origin fundamentally cannot be monetized without violating the spirit of the extension itself. It's meant to fight back against predatory monetization practices. We can only hope that gorhill will never believe the mantra that anything can be monetized if you just put your mind to it.

  • Would it be safe to install one of the older versions of Great Suspender?
    2 projects | /r/chrome | 31 Mar 2021
    Releases · greatsuspender/thegreatsuspender · GitHub
  • Twitch is reportedly running anti-union Amazon ads targeting Alabama.
    4 projects | /r/LivestreamFail | 25 Feb 2021
    Source
    4 projects | /r/LivestreamFail | 25 Feb 2021
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