Brave recognises localhost url as tracker

Description of the issue:
My site manages a background service running locally on a user’s computer. On page load, I try pinging http://localhost:35893/ to see if the service exists. However, brave recently started blocking the url on grounds of it being a cross-site tracker.

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

  1. Head to No need to install, it blocks for me even if it’s not running.

Actual Result (gifs and screenshots are welcome!):

Reproduces how often:
Every time.

Operating System and Brave Version(See the About Brave page in the main menu):
Version 1.18.70 Chromium: 87.0.4280.101 (Official Build) (64-bit); Windows 10 Home

I notice this issue on more sites like a discord invite link (e.g. Brave blocks all localhost connections and marks them as trackers, whilst this is not true at all.

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