How to block Donald Trump from your Internet

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump addresses the crowd during a campaign rally in Grand Rapids, Michigan December 21, 2015. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook
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If you're suffering from overexposure to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, the Internet has a cure for that.

"Trump Filter," a new Google Chrome extension created by self-described "punk rock technolologist" Rob Spectre, removes mentions of the GOP front-runner from any web page viewed on the browser, promising that "Donald simply disappears from your view."

Available in Google's Chrome Web Store, the feature allows the the user to "adjust your level of Trump filtration based on your mood or the website you are visiting." It has three filter sensitivity levels -- "mild," "aggressive," and "vindictive" -- that a viewer can choose depending on just "how much you want to avoid the Donald."

With the filter on, any news article -- including anything from the CBS News website -- with a mention of Trump simply appears as a blank web page.

The Brooklyn-based Spectre writes on his website that he is not affiliated with either the Republican or Democratic parties. Rather, Spectre created the open-source filter "out of a profound sense of annoyance and patriotic duty."

Trump's controversial presidential campaign has spawned a whole host of Internet memes and jokes, including some that similarly target the web-browsing experience in relation to the real estate mogul.

Developed by Fusion news site, one Chrome extension adds actual Donald Trump quotes to any mention of the billionaire's name. The "Trumpweb" extension changes the web page text to look something like this:

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Another extension replaces the text "Donald Trump" with "He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named," the well-known alias for Harry Potter series villain Lord Voldemort.