I have been keeping this to myself for some time. Blocking ads. It is a right by extension from privacy itself derived from dignity — granted by God.
- reduce data costs
- speed page load
- sacrosanct privacy
problem: Sneaky platforms use wildcards or psuedo-random domains.
solution: RegEx DNSMASQ
problem: seemingly innumerable
The final solution: ASN
If an IP address is like a house, then ASN is like a plot of land in which neighborhoods of houses may be built. I can eliminate ads before/as an ad platform builds out sneaky architecture.
bad guy SHORT term solution: create one-off IP addresses outside know ASN
arms race solution: by attrition a new ASN is identified an block
I win. I win again. More winning for everyone.