I noticed that some sites manipulate the browser history using javascript. This sometimes leads to some annoying things like prevents you from using 'back' to return to a previous site.
Or dangerous things, like the back button can now lead you to a different, possibly dangerous website.

This feature seems a bit useless and dangerous and it is described in the mozilla developer website: Manipulating the browser history

Is there a way to disable this in the browser? (I can completely disable javascript, but this breaks a lot of sites)

I'm mainly looking for a solution for Firefox, but a solution for any other browser would be welcome.

  • I am also affected by this. My tab history was replaced with a referral link. This is plain bad - JS shouldn't control history. – danuker Sep 29 '19 at 6:31

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