Modify Firefox to throttle Plugins when Inactive

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Modify Firefox to throttle Plugins when Inactive

Project Description

Modify the browser so that it throttles plugins back when the user/browser/system is inactive. Consider, for example, work that has been done in Safari. You could consider doing this via the IdleService, with an observer set to go off at an appropriate interval. You should also consider how to deal with the case of videos (YouTube). Perhaps keep a white list of movie sites, or other plugin-dependent content that shouldn't be throttled.

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Christopher Andreacchi

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