I guess most people know about the movie web app site, which pulls videos from various sources.

Recently they added a request to download an extension to your browser, for optimal perfomance and better quality.

It is featured on the firefox android extensions site from Mozilla, it has a github page. What I read online is that it seems the extension wants access to everything you do in your browser, which seems kind of sketchy.

What do people here think about it? Anyone installed it and can say more?

Edit: thanks for all the comments, looks like less people knew about this than I thought.

  • @BearOfaTime@lemm.ee
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    34 months ago

    While I agree with the bulk of your statement, I think this may need to be reworded, as the whole point of extensions is to do as you describe:

    I can’t think of any valid technical reason a browser extension would enable functionality beyond that which the browser already has.

    I’ve tried rephrasing this in my head, and I think I get what you mean, but not sure.

    • TWeaK
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      14 months ago

      Yeah I know what you mean. I was mainly referring to the capability to play videos. Obviously, extensions enhance functionality, but they don’t really make videos load quicker or in higher quality.