Re: [dev] [surf] adblocking

From: Nick <>
Date: Tue, 20 Nov 2012 15:30:38 +0000

On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 10:14:15AM -0500, Kurt H Maier wrote:
> wtf? the ads are DISPLAYED in the browser. it's stupid to blackhole
> dns and let requests time out rather than just not making the request in
> the first place.

The way I do it with a local proxy means that said requests are
stripped out of the HTML before reaching the browser. DNS based
things will presumably fail immediately with /etc/hosts, rather
than time out.
Received on Tue Nov 20 2012 - 16:30:38 CET

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Tue Nov 20 2012 - 16:36:03 CET