Block-counter on shields - do I misunderstand it or is it bugged?



Description of the issue:
I always thought that the numbers on the left side of the shields menu indicate how many ads/cookies/scripts have been blocked on that site. I recently found out though that this often doesn’t match the number of blocked scripts that are listed when clicking the respective menu.

Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Go to with shields blocking ads, cookies, scripts and device recognition.
  2. It displays “5” on the left side next to “Scripts blocked”.
  3. Click on the arrow-down and see only “Blocked scripts (1)” with listed, no other scripts. Allowed scripts is obviously at (0) as that is the shields setting we chose.

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):


Expected result:
I thought this number indicates the number of scripts blocked but if we click on it, the listed blocked scripts are often times less than what is being displayed. Is that number meant to indicate something else or is this a bug?

Brave Version(about:brave):
Current Brave version (72.0.3626.81 (official build) (64-bit)) on Mac 10.11.6

Reproducible on current live release (yes/no):

Additional Information:
While we’re at it: could you guys make it so we can permanently enable only selective scripts on a site? I used to love this back in the FF+NoScript days. Makes it possible to leave out lots of google scripts without breaking the site. On current brave, we can apply selective settings only once.
I just saw some already posted a feature request for this:



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