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#1 smog418

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Posted 08 July 2018 - 03:14 PM

I like the cybersec funcfion from NordVPN to Block ads. Can we use equivalent funcfion with airVPN?

#2 LZ1

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 10:23 AM

Hello!

 

You "can use" ad-blocking with Air, yes.

 

But if you mean Air implementing a feature like Nords, then no, because that's not Airs job to do and is more of a marketing gimmick to insinuate more features, rather than something which is actually crucial for security.

 

If you want ad-blocking, then simply add the appropriate software or hardware. Whether that's a pi-hole or a browser plugin such as uBlock Origin. :)


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#3 Nietes

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 04:16 PM

uBlock Origin is the best adblocker :good:



#4 flat4

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Posted 11 July 2018 - 04:50 PM

im biased towards pi-hole



#5 zhang888

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Posted 13 July 2018 - 03:55 AM

im biased towards pi-hole

 

Problem with pi-hole is that it is not browser aware, and cannot adjust content based on filters unlike uBlock Origin.

As an example, take your pi-hole rules, and try to visit a heavy ad-infected site like BBC/CNN/NYT.

Do you see the issue? Pi-hole will nullroute the ads. but leave blank spaces in your browser.

The new adlocking technology is not only about sending trackers to 127.0.0.1, but also about re-drawing the origin.

Solutions like uBlock Origin are better for desktop users. Pi-Hole is better for mobile devices without native ad solutions.


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#6 bunagga

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Posted 14 July 2018 - 03:12 PM

Or you can just use host file like this one https://github.com/StevenBlack/hosts it's faster than browser plugins. 






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