Will not download podcast mp3's or play podcasts on some sites

Beginning this week, attempting to download any podcast (mp3), download widget says “failed - blocked”. On some podcasts, the website player that opens will not play. Chrome and Firefox work fine. This website has both problems: https://www.radio.com/podcasts/the-rachel-maddow-show-29826
Brave version: 1.25.68 Chromium: 91.0.4472.77 (Official Build) (64-bit)

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Hey @horsenut

I didn’t see see a download option, but was able to playback the various podcasts. Occasionally there was a delay when trying to play an episode, but eventually played. Does it work better in private window mode? any more details on how to reproduce this?

I had a LOT of tabs open. I closed a bunch, but still have a lot open. But it’s working now, so apparently the problem was just too many tabs. You can probably tell what my desk and workbench look like…

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I replied to you on the forum. Egg on my face.

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There could be a possibility the server has a limit on the amount streams per login or ip, just to limit bandwidth.