TagAd Blocking

Test: Pi Hole DNS ad-blocker

These last 2 nights, I spent a couple of hours to test Pi Hole, an interesting project of DNS-based ad blocker to install on a Debian distribution in a Raspberry Pi. The concept of Pi Hole is to configure your device (laptop, phone, tablet) to use Pi Hole server as your primary DNS server. Pi Hole then takes care of filtering any DNS request related to ad content.

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The desperate attempt of news websites to block ad-blockers

Lately news websites and major blogs have initiated coordinated initiatives to force their visitors to deactivate theit AdBlocker and shave down their throat their more and more intrusive and annoying ads.

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