3 days agoWhitelist s.yimg when referenced from tw.mobi.yahoo.com master
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Whitelist s.yimg when referenced from tw.mobi.yahoo.com

3 days agoImplement ability to add specific whitelisting lines
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Implement ability to add specific whitelisting lines

5 days agoBlock ettoday ad domain for ADBLK-23
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Block ettoday ad domain for ADBLK-23

5 days agoBlock some specific Google Ad domains for ADBLK-23
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Block some specific Google Ad domains for ADBLK-23

8 weeks agoBlock Xiaomi's ELB
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Block Xiaomi's ELB

8 weeks agoBlock www.newzit.com/setABframe*
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Block www.newzit.com/setABframe*

The URL https://www.newzit.com/setABframe.html gets embeded on the DailyMail and simply contains a call out to m-pulse.net (blocked elsewhere in these lists)

> <script>!function(e){var n="https://s.go-mpulse.net/boomerang/";if("False"=="True")e.BOOMR_config=e.BOOMR_config||{},e.BOOMR_config.PageParams=e.BOOMR_config.PageParams||{},e.BOOMR_config.PageParams.pci=!0,n="https://s2.go-mpulse.net/boomerang/"

My advice is still not to read the Daily Mail in the first place though

8 weeks agooops, remove the scheme
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oops, remove the scheme

8 weeks agoBlock facebook tracker path
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Block facebook tracker path

2 months agoADBLK-22 block fr.app.global.xiaomi.net and whatever variations they come up with for the third-level domain
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ADBLK-22 block fr.app.global.xiaomi.net and whatever variations they come up with for the third-level domain

2 months agoRegex their Sesnsordata ones too
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Regex their Sesnsordata ones too

2 months agoADBLK-19 Add a new regex to handle Xiaomi's "resolver" service - knew there'd be another label appear at some point. This time it's "global" - {{resolver.msg.global.xiaomi.net}}
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ADBLK-19 Add a new regex to handle Xiaomi's "resolver" service - knew there'd be another label appear at some point. This time it's "global" - {{resolver.msg.global.xiaomi.net}}

2 months agoADBLK-19 Use regex functionality to block some Xiaomi tracking domains
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ADBLK-19 Use regex functionality to block some Xiaomi tracking domains

2 months agoUpdate file header
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Update file header

2 months agoRemove defunct link
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Remove defunct link

2 months agoADBLK-21 Update index page to include Pihole information
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ADBLK-21 Update index page to include Pihole information

2 months agoADBLK-21 add script to pull down and consume the regex list
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ADBLK-21 add script to pull down and consume the regex list

2 months agoADBLK-21 Expose a Regex list to be consumed by PiHole
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ADBLK-21 Expose a Regex list to be consumed by PiHole

2 months agoADBLK-19 some of the region specific Miui tracking domains
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ADBLK-19 some of the region specific Miui tracking domains

2 months agoMove domain to correct file
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Move domain to correct file

2 months agoADBLK-19 Block the zones ad.[locations] for Xiaomi
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ADBLK-19 Block the zones ad.[locations] for Xiaomi

2 months agoADBLK-20 Update build_abp to use the new block files
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ADBLK-20 Update build_abp to use the new block files

2 months agoADBLK-20 Remove errant semicolon and add a `do`
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ADBLK-20 Remove errant semicolon and add a `do`

2 months agoMove old blockfile out of the way (keeping so that can still git blame to see when/why a domain was added)
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Move old blockfile out of the way (keeping so that can still git blame to see when/why a domain was added)

2 months agoADBLK-20 Split manualblocks out into seperate files so that individual companies can be spotted/updated easily
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ADBLK-20 Split manualblocks out into seperate files so that individual companies can be spotted/updated easily

2 months agoThere's an invalid domain in one of the upstream lists, correct it. #2
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There's an invalid domain in one of the upstream lists, correct it. #2

Should come up with better handling for this really

2 months agoADBLK-19 Upstream list seems to be missing the russian endpoint. See https://twitter.com/craiu/status/1256508158161367040
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ADBLK-19 Upstream list seems to be missing the russian endpoint. See https://twitter.com/craiu/status/1256508158161367040

2 months agoADBLK-19 Consume the excellent Xiaomi domain list - https://gist.githubusercontent.com/unknownFalleN/3f38e2daa8a98caff1b0d965c2b89b25/raw - when building lists
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ADBLK-19 Consume the excellent Xiaomi domain list - https://gist.githubusercontent.com/unknownFalleN/3f38e2daa8a98caff1b0d965c2b89b25/raw - when building lists

2 months agoADBLK-19 Block some more Xiaomi domains
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ADBLK-19 Block some more Xiaomi domains

2 months agoADBLK-19 Block Xiaomi's SensorData domain
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ADBLK-19 Block Xiaomi's SensorData domain

3 months agoMake the domain wide ones just specify domain
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Make the domain wide ones just specify domain

3 months agoADBLK-18 Create a pihole compatible list with the social media domains re-inserted
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ADBLK-18 Create a pihole compatible list with the social media domains re-inserted

3 months agoAdd link to new list
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Add link to new list

3 months agoOops, give him his tag back
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Oops, give him his tag back

3 months agoADBLK-18 Move social media trackers into new config file - `social_media_trackers.txt`
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ADBLK-18 Move social media trackers into new config file - `social_media_trackers.txt`

3 months agoADBLK-18 Adjust deployment script to seperate social media trackers out (they'll need moving to a different config file)
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ADBLK-18 Adjust deployment script to seperate social media trackers out (they'll need moving to a different config file)

Does 3 new things

* Creates `social_media_trackers.txt` - an ABP compatible list containing just SM tracker domains
* Creates `adblock_compiled_no_sm.txt` - an ABP compatible copy of `adblock_compiled.txt` SM tracker domains excluded
* Creates `easylist_modified_no_sm.txt` - An ABP compatible copy of `easylist_modified.txt` with the SM tracker domains excluded

4 months agoguce.advertising.com is used to try and inject 1st party tracking cookies rather than being a 3rd party
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guce.advertising.com is used to try and inject 1st party tracking cookies rather than being a 3rd party

You follow a link which takes you to guce.advertising.com, that sets a cookie and then redirects you to the actual page.

This update will break following some links as a result

5 months agoReblock the Admiral Anti-block domains
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Reblock the Admiral Anti-block domains

5 months agoTreating these as zones breaks pihole's regex matches. Needs to be added as an explicit block instead
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Treating these as zones breaks pihole's regex matches. Needs to be added as an explicit block instead
Revert "Update the Admiral lists"

This reverts commit 5339a2b9c68405a3a24b17b3159f1ddd8b993f76.

5 months agoUpdate the Admiral lists
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Update the Admiral lists

Pulled down with:

$ curl https://raw.githubusercontent.com/jkrejcha/AdmiraList/master/AdmiraList.txt | tee -a config/manualzones.txt

5 months agoRemove the admiral urls added in d98d406c4f5d38ce72e4cca679e27190148d3777
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Remove the admiral urls added in d98d406c4f5d38ce72e4cca679e27190148d3777

They'll be replaced with an updated list in a minute

5 months agopubexchange are a paid advertising network
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pubexchange are a paid advertising network

5 months agoADBLK-17 block *.getadmiral.com
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ADBLK-17 block *.getadmiral.com

5 months agoADBLK-17 Block a new admiral anti-adblock domain
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ADBLK-17 Block a new admiral anti-adblock domain

7 months agoADBLK-16 Block push notifier pushassist.com
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ADBLK-16 Block push notifier pushassist.com

7 months agoBlock MOL Anti-Adblock script
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Block MOL Anti-Adblock script

9 months agoBlock some Piano.io related tracker domains. ADBLK-15
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Block some Piano.io related tracker domains. ADBLK-15

10 months agoBlock Ecosia's analytics (identified in MISC-35)
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Block Ecosia's analytics (identified in MISC-35)

11 months agoAnalytics used by webbroadcast
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Analytics used by webbroadcast

11 months agoADBLK-14 Block zone amobee.com
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ADBLK-14 Block zone amobee.com

They own zone Konterra.com which is already blocked upstream, and have been implicated in DataSpii.

It *looks* like they were probably a consumer of Nacho Analytics data rather than being involved in collection of data from end users, but as their business is tracking they're being blocked anyway

11 months agoADBLK-14 Block DDMR.com
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ADBLK-14 Block DDMR.com

11 months agoAlthough the zone is blocked, lets be literal and block the exact label too. pnldsk.adclarity.com also comes under ADBLK-14
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Although the zone is blocked, lets be literal and block the exact label too. pnldsk.adclarity.com also comes under ADBLK-14

11 months agoADBLK-14 Block list of domains know to be data ingest points for the extensions involved in DataSpii
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ADBLK-14 Block list of domains know to be data ingest points for the extensions involved in DataSpii

11 months agoBlocking 2 domains tied up in DataSpii.
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Blocking 2 domains tied up in DataSpii.

Domain pnldsk.adclarity.com CNAMEs into adcint.net

https://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2019/07/dataspii-inside-the-debacle-that-dished-private-data-from-apple-tesla-blue-origin-and-4m-people/

12 months agoBlock another 2o7 domain - used by Archant for the EADT - archanteadt.112.2o7.net
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Block another 2o7 domain - used by Archant for the EADT - archanteadt.112.2o7.net

12 months agoADBLK-13 Block Grapeshot related domains
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ADBLK-13 Block Grapeshot related domains

Grapeshot is an analytics/tracking/"customer engagement" system

They appear to use a subdomain per customer, so block the entire zone - does mean their www goes inaccessible, but it's fairly minor as collateral damage goes

12 months agoADBLK-12 Generate a plaintext list of blocked zones - push into output file `blockedzones.txt`
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ADBLK-12 Generate a plaintext list of blocked zones - push into output file `blockedzones.txt`

12 months agoADBLK-10 Block auto.search.msn.com and 2mdn.net
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ADBLK-10 Block auto.search.msn.com and 2mdn.net

12 months agoMove AMP Project from manualblock to manualpages.
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Move AMP Project from manualblock to manualpages.

The reason being, that domains in manualblock get included in the blocklist consumed by dns.bentasker.co.uk

Whilst I hate AMP, and want it blocked, seems unfair to block anyone using my DNS service from using it.

12 months agoADBLK-9 Block a couple of endpoints the Google News makes XHR requests to when it believes the client is an Android phone.
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ADBLK-9 Block a couple of endpoints the Google News makes XHR requests to when it believes the client is an Android phone.

12 months agoPublish v1.4.3 of the anti-amp script
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Publish v1.4.3 of the anti-amp script

12 months agoForgot to link to blockeddomains from the homepage
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Forgot to link to blockeddomains from the homepage

12 months agoTo be honest, if you're reading The Sun you've already got bigger problems than ads, but block them all the same
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To be honest, if you're reading The Sun you've already got bigger problems than ads, but block them all the same

12 months agosdad.guru seems to be used to collect metrics from various sites including
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sdad.guru seems to be used to collect metrics from various sites including

- msn.com
- slickdeals.net
- www.trustedreview.net
- sfgate.com

URL observed from msn.com: https://www.sdad.guru/i10c@p1/cenome/endpoint/nanovisor?inp=www.msn.com&env.app=nanovisor&env.appVersion=10.6.37&env.instance=morpheus

- The bare domain points at a GoDaddy domain parking page.
- Attempts to connect to the document root of www.sdad.guru results in the server tearing down the connection.

Combined, that's sufficiently suspicious to warrant a block without beautifying the JS it's serving.

12 months agoBlock the Bing RewardsApp activity tracker - most people aren't using Bing Rewards
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Block the Bing RewardsApp activity tracker - most people aren't using Bing Rewards

12 months agoADBLK-8 Adding example script for pulling zones (only) into unbound
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ADBLK-8 Adding example script for pulling zones (only) into unbound

My DNS server has a read-only root partition (with a writeable /var), so my deployment using this went as follows:

```
mkdir /var/unbound_blocks
cd /etc/unbound/local.d
mount -o remount,rw /
ln -s /var/unbound_blocks/ adblocks

cd /var/unbound_blocks/
nano unbound_block_zones.sh # Following this commit, should just be able to wget it
chmod +x unbound_block_zones.sh
./unbound_block_zones.sh

cd /etc/unbound/
nano unbound.conf
service unbound reload

echo "15 * * * * root cd /var/unbound_blocks/; ./unbound_block_zones.sh" > /etc/cron.d/update_adblock_zones

mount -o remount,ro /

```

12 months agoADBLK-8 Create unbound format file containing only manually blocked zones
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ADBLK-8 Create unbound format file containing only manually blocked zones

12 months agoNOOP, whitespace tweaks to make it more readable (didn't help much...)
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NOOP, whitespace tweaks to make it more readable (didn't help much...)

Will do better later

12 months agoOops, wrong file
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Oops, wrong file

12 months agoADBLK-3 Explicitly block the CNAME targets too, again for pi-hole's benefit
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ADBLK-3 Explicitly block the CNAME targets too, again for pi-hole's benefit

12 months agoADBLK-3 Explicitly include swa.and.co.uk in the manualblock so that it makes it into pi-hole (pity Gravity lists can't be wildcarded)
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ADBLK-3 Explicitly include swa.and.co.uk in the manualblock so that it makes it into pi-hole (pity Gravity lists can't be wildcarded)

12 months agoBlock Dailymail / DMG analytics domains
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Block Dailymail / DMG analytics domains

12 months agoBlock swa.metro.co.uk
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Block swa.metro.co.uk

This domain is identical in behaviour to the domain blocked in ADBLK-3

{noformat}ben@milleniumfalcon:~/Documents/src.old/adblock_lists$ host swa.metro.co.uk
swa.metro.co.uk is an alias for metro.co.uk.102.122.2o7.net.
metro.co.uk.102.122.2o7.net has address 130.248.129.181
{noformat}

Also explicitly blocking the zone {{2o7.net}} so that Pi-Hole's consuming my lists should stop resolving anything that's cnamed out to 2o7.net

12 months agoADBLK-6 Block the Pushly distribution zone p-n.io
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ADBLK-6 Block the Pushly distribution zone p-n.io

Pushly allows sites to push notifications to your browser - something I neither need nor want - and as a result get to see a reasonable chunk of your browsing history (at least amongst news sites)

12 months agoADBLK-5 Block dmgmediaprivacy.co.uk
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ADBLK-5 Block dmgmediaprivacy.co.uk

It's a zone run by the Daily Mail's owners, and despite the name "mediaprivacy" appears to be being used to serve ads

12 months agoADBLK-4 block a bunch of userreport tracking domains
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ADBLK-4 block a bunch of userreport tracking domains

12 months agoBlock *.and.co.uk - see ADBLK-3
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Block *.and.co.uk - see ADBLK-3

13 months agoADBLK-2 Block HMRCMECLAIM.com
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ADBLK-2 Block HMRCMECLAIM.com

It's a phishing domain (they just sent me a SMS).

Also reported to Phishtank - https://www.phishtank.com/phish_detail.php?phish_id=6065854

13 months agonpttech don't have any content on their base domain, and appear to serve up anti-adblock scripts (e.g. https://www.npttech.com/advertising.js)
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npttech don't have any content on their base domain, and appear to serve up anti-adblock scripts (e.g. https://www.npttech.com/advertising.js)

13 months agoAdd a copy of the alpha release v1.4.1a - https://github.com/bentasker/RemoveAMP/releases/tag/v1.4.1a
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Add a copy of the alpha release v1.4.1a - https://github.com/bentasker/RemoveAMP/releases/tag/v1.4.1a

Users should not use this unless specifically advised to do so.

13 months agoAdd v1.4 of the anti-AMP script
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Add v1.4 of the anti-AMP script

14 months agoBlock a Miui tracking domain
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Block a Miui tracking domain

14 months agoCreate a list of domains for simple inclusion into pihole
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Create a list of domains for simple inclusion into pihole

14 months agoAdding a reference download script
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Adding a reference download script

14 months agoRemove quad A from redirects, unbound doesn't like them
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Remove quad A from redirects, unbound doesn't like them

14 months agoReduce the risk of duplicates when building autolist.txt
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Reduce the risk of duplicates when building autolist.txt

15 months agoThese are used for GDPR consent banners.
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These are used for GDPR consent banners.

The thing is, to maintain their log of what you consented to they have to submit some data, and I don't particularly want that recorded either

15 months agoADBLK-1 Block another Admiral domain - forecasttiger.com
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ADBLK-1 Block another Admiral domain - forecasttiger.com

16 months agoADBLK-1 Block another Admiral Anti-Adblock domain
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ADBLK-1 Block another Admiral Anti-Adblock domain

16 months agoBlock zone aaxads.com
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Block zone aaxads.com

Privacy badger flagged it on reddit earlier (c.aaxads.com in this case).

16 months agoAnother Admiral domain (ADBLK-1)
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Another Admiral domain (ADBLK-1)

16 months agoRumble.com claims to "MANAGE YOUR PROFESSIONAL, SOCIAL AND VIRAL VIDEOS ON RUMBLE"
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Rumble.com claims to "MANAGE YOUR PROFESSIONAL, SOCIAL AND VIRAL VIDEOS ON RUMBLE"

But, these calls don't seem to result in any kind of video/player relevant to the content being embedded. So all that's happening is the source page (in this case, ruinmyweek.com) is sending the current URL to a 3rd party - which seems to line up with the fact they also offer analytics services

16 months agoAdd some more "taken down" domains.
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Add some more "taken down" domains.

These are sourced from ssl.bblck.me. From the looks of the format of most of them, they're almost certainly also Admiral domains

16 months agoAdd some more admiral domains. See ADBLK-1
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Add some more admiral domains. See ADBLK-1

16 months agoTbh, I'm amazed googletagmanager wasn't already in any of the automated upstream sources the lists are built from.
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Tbh, I'm amazed googletagmanager wasn't already in any of the automated upstream sources the lists are built from.

16 months agoSpot.IM bills itself as a way to
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Spot.IM bills itself as a way to

Take back ownership of your audience by building a thriving social community to drive conversation, pageviews, clicks, and revenue.

Translation - it's analytics combined with some other stuff.

16 months agoHoze a bumch of their other domains too.
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Hoze a bumch of their other domains too.

Using https://raw.githubusercontent.com/jkrejcha/AdmiraList/master/AdmiraList.txt as an input.

16 months agoAnother Admiral anti-adblock domain
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Another Admiral anti-adblock domain

17 months agoBlocking *.unequalbrake.com
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Blocking *.unequalbrake.com

Unequalbrake *claims* to be a DMCA blocking tool. However, it appears to actually be used to serve adblock detection scripts.

Even were that not the case, Copyright policing is a task for the copyright holders, and not something that should result in javascript being pushed into my browser (why would a copyright violating site willingly serve that JS anyway?)

17 months agoUntrustworthy domain used by GoDaddy to quietly inject JS into their customer's hosted content for purposes of user tracking.
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Untrustworthy domain used by GoDaddy to quietly inject JS into their customer's hosted content for purposes of user tracking.

See https://www.igorkromin.net/index.php/2019/01/13/godaddy-is-sneakily-injecting-javascript-into-your-website-and-how-to-stop-it/ for details.

Friends don't let friends use GoDaddy etc etc

21 months agoLooks like 1337x.to have a new domain, block their ad code there.
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Looks like 1337x.to have a new domain, block their ad code there.