Brave hangs when opening with Shields up

It looks like this issue only reproduces if you select “Aggressively block fingerprinting.”

Description of the issue: Attempting to open from the Brave browser with Shields up causes the active tab to hang, with high CPU usage, subsequently slowing down all other tabs. You cannot close the browser, unless you focus another tab.

Steps to Reproduce (add as many as necessary): 1. 2. 3.

  1. Ensure Shields are up for
  2. Open

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):
White page, which sometimes loads up to the dark purple background. No actual website render.

Expected result: should load.

Reproduces how often:

Operating System and Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):
Windows 11, 23H2 (22631.3007)

Additional Information:
I have attempted to profile, but so far it is stuck in “Processing profile…”

Aggressive Fingerprinting isn’t a default setting, just switch it back to standard.

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