Brave is blocking a request to an API

Description of the issue:
I am working on a react app which calls an api provided by IP-API (
The request gets blocked when the Brave Shields are up because of which the site does not work properly.

Exact URL of the website in question:

Did the issue present with default Shields settings? (yes/no)

Does the site function as expected when Shields are turned off?

Is there a specific Shields configuration that causes the site to break? If so, tell us that configuration. (yes/no):

Does the site work as expected when using Chrome?

Brave version (check About Brave):

Version 1.46.144 Chromium: 108.0.5359.128 (Official Build) (64-bit)

Is deemed a tracker, since its getting the ip address. Brave uses

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Thanks for the information.
Is there a way to fetch response from this api without user having to switch off the Shields?

Given it’s a tracker, why not just not use it for the sake of user privacy?

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I am using it to pre-fill user’s location related inputs in a form.

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