3 weeks agoBlock known phishing site and the endpoint it attempts to submit creds to. master
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Block known phishing site and the endpoint it attempts to submit creds to.

See https://twitter.com/bentasker/status/1374396994194575368

5 weeks agoWe've added some code duplication in ADBLK-27 so move it to a function and make it DRY
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We've added some code duplication in ADBLK-27 so move it to a function and make it DRY

5 weeks agode-dupe the blocked domain list
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de-dupe the blocked domain list

5 weeks agoPull down the Adguard CNAME tracker domains and process them into the blocked domain list for ADBLK-27
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Pull down the Adguard CNAME tracker domains and process them into the blocked domain list for ADBLK-27

4 months agoADBLK-26 Block the OneTag distribution domains
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ADBLK-26 Block the OneTag distribution domains

4 months agoADBLK-25 Block domains associated with the CatapultTools Anti-Adblock Setup
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ADBLK-25 Block domains associated with the CatapultTools Anti-Adblock Setup

4 months agoADBLK-24 Block Barclays analytics/metrics domains - it causes login page hangs
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ADBLK-24 Block Barclays analytics/metrics domains - it causes login page hangs

4 months agoBlock phising domain - observed in SMS mesdages trying to get user to enter creds at https://halifx-online.logon17.co.uk
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Block phising domain - observed in SMS mesdages trying to get user to enter creds at https://halifx-online.logon17.co.uk

5 months agoXiaomi seem to have started referencing an AWS ELB directly instead of using the domain they previously used. Block it
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Xiaomi seem to have started referencing an AWS ELB directly instead of using the domain they previously used. Block it

5 months agoAdd phishing domain - being used in phishing texts trying to get EE creds
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Add phishing domain - being used in phishing texts trying to get EE creds

9 months agoBlock the whiteops fingerprinting collection domains referenced here - https://smitop.com/post/reddit-whiteops/
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Block the whiteops fingerprinting collection domains referenced here - https://smitop.com/post/reddit-whiteops/

9 months agoWhitelist s.yimg when referenced from tw.mobi.yahoo.com
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Whitelist s.yimg when referenced from tw.mobi.yahoo.com

9 months agoImplement ability to add specific whitelisting lines
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Implement ability to add specific whitelisting lines

9 months agoBlock ettoday ad domain for ADBLK-23
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Block ettoday ad domain for ADBLK-23

9 months agoBlock some specific Google Ad domains for ADBLK-23
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Block some specific Google Ad domains for ADBLK-23

11 months agoBlock Xiaomi's ELB
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Block Xiaomi's ELB

11 months 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

11 months agooops, remove the scheme
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oops, remove the scheme

11 months agoBlock facebook tracker path
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Block facebook tracker path

11 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

11 months agoRegex their Sesnsordata ones too
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Regex their Sesnsordata ones too

11 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}}

11 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

11 months agoUpdate file header
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Update file header

11 months agoRemove defunct link
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Remove defunct link

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

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 months agoMove domain to correct file
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Move domain to correct file

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

11 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

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

11 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)

11 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

11 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

11 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

11 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

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

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

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

12 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

12 months agoAdd link to new list
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Add link to new list

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

12 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`

12 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

14 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

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

14 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.

14 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

14 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

20 months agoAnalytics used by webbroadcast
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Analytics used by webbroadcast

20 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

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

20 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

20 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

20 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/

21 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

21 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

21 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`

21 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

21 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.

22 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.

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

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

22 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

22 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.

22 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

22 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 /

```

22 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

22 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

22 months agoOops, wrong file
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Oops, wrong file

22 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

22 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)

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

22 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

22 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)

22 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

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

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

22 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

22 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)

23 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.

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

23 months agoBlock a Miui tracking domain
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Block a Miui tracking domain

23 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

23 months agoAdding a reference download script
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Adding a reference download script

23 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

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

2 years 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

2 years agoADBLK-1 Block another Admiral domain - forecasttiger.com
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ADBLK-1 Block another Admiral domain - forecasttiger.com

2 years agoADBLK-1 Block another Admiral Anti-Adblock domain
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ADBLK-1 Block another Admiral Anti-Adblock domain

2 years 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).