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As vaunted as the so-called Open Web is, it sure is full of arbitrary limitations—some set in stone by webpages and some by browsers themselves. Well guess what? I don’t need your rules, man.
Fear not, fellow free spirits: These 16 browser extensions can help you bend the web to your will. And even better, most of them are actually downright useful. What more can you ask for?