I wish to install an extension from a .crx file, but Brave will not let me

Hello Brave Community,

I am posting this to alert you to an unintended side effect to one of your security features. I understand that the blocking of .crx files is to defend against malware, but it defeats user freedom. I wish to install a banned extension called AdNauseam to better protect my privacy. It clicks every ad to throw off trackers, but as I said, manual .crx installation is blocked.

Feature Requests:

  1. Make the warning against manual .crx installation override-able.
  2. Possibly incorporate the AdNauseam code into the Brave extension.

I see it important not only to block tracking, but to also feed the tracker networks false data as a sign of our disdain of their existence.

[link]https://adnauseam.io[/link]

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