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Some ways to block inappropriate ads

Some ways to block inappropriate ads

  • Use browser extensions like uBlock. However, you will continue to see ads on phones and TV.
  • VPN solutions like Luna. VPN solutions work by blocking ads from their servers by filtering through DNS requests. However, research shows that 38% of VPN providers inject malware. Free VPNs has all the incentives to sell your data.
  • Modifying the /etc/hosts file to redirect the hostname of the ads you want to blog to a fake IP.

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