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"If you have uBlock or similar, it appears medium logs all analytics pings into HTML5 LocalStorage and will keep retrying to send them (and apparently periodically change domains and subdomains to try and send them).

I had tens of thousands of entries in localStorage, wasting quite a bit of space, all of them at least 400-600 characters or more. Each time I scrolled it'd add a few dozen more in, to the point where devtools was freezing. Ridiculous."

news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2

@andreas I hope unlock continues to be safe and doesn't become something like Ghostery, or more of a cautionary tale of how to destroy a project overnight.

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