Pause not working on streaming sites

Videos viewed on YouTube and other sites will only pause momentarily (maybe 20 seconds) and will then begin playing again. This happens with both shields up or down.

The site works as expected using Mozilla. I noticed this on and

Using version Version 0.61.51 Chromium: 73.0.3683.75 (Official Build) (64-bit).


Description of the issue

Exact URL of the website in question

Did the issue present with default Shields settings? [Default states are: Block: Ads/Trackers, 3rd Party Cookies, 3rd Party Fingerprinting Allow: Encrypt Connections enabled (HTTPS), Scripts] (yes/no)

Does the site function as expected when Shields are turned off? (yes/no)

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

Does the site function as expected when using Chrome? (yes/no)

What Brave version/Build are you using when you encounter the issue?(See the About Brave page in the main menu)

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