Hide the password hiding stars

As far as I can remember web browsers replace the characters of a password field with stars (did Mosaic already do this?) but this feature is not always helpful. Fortunately you can change this!
When I sit in my home office there is no one around who’s a thread to my passwords. Nevertheless my browser hides the characters in the password input fields. I hate that since it would be easier to enter the password and possibly correct it if I could see what I type.

There are add-ons for various browsers to do this simple task:

So if you’re not more paranoid than the average nerd give one of the add-ons a try. You might not want to un-install it again.


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