Introducing: Privacy Mode

MetaMask 5.0 includes an optional setting that requires dapps to ask permission to view your account address.

Bobby Dresser
Nov 5, 2018 · 3 min read

Putting you in control

Over the past couple months, MetaMask has led an effort to improve this privacy flaw across the entire Ethereum ecosystem (documented in EIP 1102). We’re excited to introduce “Privacy Mode” as the user-facing piece of this new privacy layer.

Click the top-right icon, then click “Settings,” and find this option near the bottom

MetaMask

MetaMask is a bridge that allows you to visit the distributed web of tomorrow in your browser today. It allows you to run Ethereum dApps right in your browser without running a full Ethereum node.

Bobby Dresser

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MetaMask

MetaMask is a bridge that allows you to visit the distributed web of tomorrow in your browser today. It allows you to run Ethereum dApps right in your browser without running a full Ethereum node.