I’ve noticed that dark reader on occasion phones home to darkreader.org, also with a increasing amount of sponsored links on their page. So what does everyone think, are they safe right now or should they not be trusted?

  • @TheAnonymouseJokerM
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    5 months ago

    Most likely to sync their global blacklists and whitelists for dark and light filters for the addon, and/or as a ping counter for number of users using/removing addon. Also, the addon’s news section.

    I see no concern with Dark Reader, as a personal user of it since years. I thoroughly vet my addons, and “Dark Reader” and “Dark Background and Light Text” are what I trust.