Chrome extension to block websites from hooking into text selection events
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Selection Shield

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For people who like to select text while reading — A chrome extension to shield you from websites that launch pop-ups or trigger "functionality" when text is selected.

Installation

Get it from the chrome web store!

Usage

The extension will prevent websites from getting selection information by default, if you wish to purposefully trigger an interaction, simply select text while holding down the command or ctrl key.

Contributing

Please open an issue to discuss your ideas before submitting a PR.

Development Installation

  1. Install the yarn package manager if you haven't already.
  2. Fork & clone the project.
  3. Run yarn install in the project directory.
  4. Check 'Developer Mode' in chrome://extensions
  5. Click Load unpacked extension... and select the src/ directory.
  6. You're all up and running 🚀

License

MIT