Rewrites all Magnet URI links (magnet:) so that they only contain BitTorrent info hashes (BTIH).
This forces BitTorrent clients to use decentralized (“trackerless”) peer-discovery such as DHT rather than server-assisted peer-discovery via central trackers.
As a concequence, downloads may initially beslower as peer-discovery can take a bit longer to setup if your client haven’t been running in a little while.
The extension is available for Firefox for computers and Firefox for Android.
The extension is free and open source software. You can get the source code and report issues on GitHub.
I’ve made a small new extension for most current web browsers called Trackerless Magnet URI. The extension will disconnect Magnet links from trackers and other centralized forms of peer-discovery, enabling the use of alternative distributed peer-discovery methods instead. The extension works by locating and rewriting any Magnet URI link that is found on any webpage.… [Continued]
New Release Version 1.0.2
Ported from Mozilla Add-on SDK to WebExtensions.
New Release Version 0.8.2-1
Tested and verified as working with multi-process Firefox (“Electrolysis”).