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secure_browsing [2019/08/23 16:43]
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   * [[https://​pi-hole.net|Pi-hole]] is a piece of software which you run on a computer on your network (it is named after the cheap, low-powered computer, the [[https://​raspberrypi.org|Raspberry Pi]], which is excellent for this type of thing). You configure it so that all computers on your network (including computers, phones, and "​smart"​ devices, such as TVs) use it as their chosen DNS server. It regularly checks online lists of known ad or tracking servers, and gives DNS look-ups for those sites a fake answer, so that you do not load them.   * [[https://​pi-hole.net|Pi-hole]] is a piece of software which you run on a computer on your network (it is named after the cheap, low-powered computer, the [[https://​raspberrypi.org|Raspberry Pi]], which is excellent for this type of thing). You configure it so that all computers on your network (including computers, phones, and "​smart"​ devices, such as TVs) use it as their chosen DNS server. It regularly checks online lists of known ad or tracking servers, and gives DNS look-ups for those sites a fake answer, so that you do not load them.
     * As a bonus, if you use a VPN to connect back to your network, you can use your Pi-hole system to block adds on your computer or mobile device, wherever you are connecting from.     * As a bonus, if you use a VPN to connect back to your network, you can use your Pi-hole system to block adds on your computer or mobile device, wherever you are connecting from.
-  * on-device software, usually in the form of a browser plug-in, such as [[https://adblockplus.org|Ad Block Plus]] and [[https://​www.ghostery.com|Ghostery]].+  * on-device software, usually in the form of a browser plug-in, such as [[https://github.com/​gorhill/​uBlock#​installation|uBlock Origin]] and [[https://​www.ghostery.com|Ghostery]].
  
  
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