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Ad Blocking Links
Listed below are sites related to blocking ads, spyware, stats, etc. Hope you find them useful. Please email any corrections and suggestions to pgl@yoyo.org. Thanks. Don't forget: my main page on blocking advertisements is still there.

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#1 // Information on a range of methods of blocking ads
http://www.paultow.com/2009/06/10/how-to-block-ads-with-a-router/
An article by Paul Tow on blocking ads with Linksys WRT routers
Ad-blocking with Freesco without ruining the hosting page http://www.tonywhitmore.co.uk/freesco/adblock.html
Uses a modified version of thttpd in a ramdisk image for Freesco routers
Bad' IP addresses / Bob's Black List (BBL) http://www.unixhub.com/block.html
IP addresses and hostnames in various formats, with instructions
Blocking Browser Ads with BorderManager http://developer.novell.com/research/appnotes/2003/january/02/a0301025.htm
Details of setting up IIS with an ASP script as the default page
Blogzilla - Ad Blocking http://www.deftone.com/blogzilla/archives/ad_blocking.html
Details of various ways to block ads in Mozilla
Bust Banner Ads with Proxy Auto Configuration http://www.schooner.com/~loverso/no-ads/
Proxy PAC file for blocking ads
Como Bloquear Anúncios Publicitários na Web http://xpete.curvedspaces.com/docs/bloquear_anuncios/bloquear_anuncios.html
Portugese site with information on several methods of blocking ads and related links
Hosts File Info http://www.hostsfile.info/
Links with comparisons and statistics to various lists available, plus tools, tutorials, and other nifty stuff
How To Block Ads (& Web Bugs) Without Extra Software http://ssmedia.com/utilities/hosts/
Instructions for updating a hosts file and configuring browsers to block ads
MacEinsteiger.de: Elsa Routerkonfiguration http://www.maceinsteiger.de/html/anleitung/elsa1.html
Tutorial in German on configuring Elsa routers to block ads
Mozilla: Ad Blocking http://www.gozer.org/mozilla/ad_blocking/
Details on blocking ads with Mozilla and Firefox
Opera browser: Blocking unwanted ads http://www.schrode.net/opera/url_filtering/index.html
Instructions on how to use Opera's built in filtering to block ads
Privacy-Security (UIUC) https://netfiles.uiuc.edu/ehowes/www/
Links, checklists, and information on protecting your privacy and security
Protecting your Privacy in Windows http://www.mrbass.org/privacy/
Lists details on Various methods
Squid Blocking Files http://members.lycos.co.uk/njadmin/
Contains files for use with the Squid proxy along with information on configuring Squid
squidGuard - Blacklist http://www.squidguard.org/blacklist/
Large blacklist of domains, IP addresses, URLs, and expressions for use with Squid and other programs
#2 // Other ad server lists (mostly hosts files)
"Assiste.com - Introduction à Hosts" http://assiste.com.free.fr/p/hosts/hosts_introduction_a_hosts.html
Information in French about the hosts file
Advertisement http://www.ufoot.org/misc/plague/ads.php3
Includes instructions and a list of ad servers as a hosts file
BIND-PE Ad-Server block list http://www.deepeshagarwal.tk/
Largish list of ad servers available in bind config format
Blocking Unwanted Parasites with a Hosts File http://www.mvps.org/winhelp2002/hosts.htm
Includes details of how to write a Windows batch file for toggling between versions
Bust Banner Ads with Proxy Auto Configuration http://www.schooner.com/~loverso/no-ads/
Browser proxy autoconfiguration file for blocking ads
Gorilla Design Studio Presents: Using the Hosts File http://accs-net.com/hosts/
Comprehensive site with lots of information as well as tools (also plugs a commercial product)
Hosts File Project http://remember.mine.nu/
Nice site with lots of information and a downloadable hosts file for various platforms, plus tools
Hosts file updates http://datadragon.com/banners/hosts.shtml
Old list and not maintained, but includes some useful information
hpHOSTS: hpguru's HOSTS file http://www.hosts-file.net/
Regularly updated hosts file for blocking adware / spyware / malware, by Mr. hpguru
Malware Prevention through black-hole DNS http://www.bleedingsnort.com/blackhole-dns/
Detailed description with the list available via CVS
Mike Skallas' Ad Blocking Hosts file http://www.everythingisnt.com/hosts.html
Includes an installer for Windows
PestPatrol: How To Black Ads and Access http://www.pestpatrol.com/Support/HowTo/How_To_Block_Ads.asp
Information on using the hosts file to block ads
Using a Hosts File To Make The Internet Not Suck (as much) http://someonewhocares.org/hosts/
Hosts file as a web page (details are comments) - includes a Mac version
#3 // Tools
Ad Muncher http://admuncher.com/
Shareware Win32 app that lets you block ads in various ways ($25 after 30 days as of 2006-11)
Ad Zapping with Squid http://adzapper.sourceforge.net/
Instructions, tools, lists, explanations, pointers, resources: very comprehensive site
AdBin http://www.jgilmore.com/adbin/
A free windows hosts file editor
adsuck http://www.peereboom.us/adsuck/
A small DNS server that spoofs blacklisted addresses and forwards all other queries
BIND http://www.isc.org/sw/bind/
The most popular DNS server in use on the Internet (Unixish operating systems only)
BIND-PE http://ntcanuck.com/
Windows version of BIND capable of supporting large a volume of traffic
Bluetack Internet Security Solutions http://bluetack.co.uk/
Great site with tools such as the Block List Manager, a converter, and a mini-firewall
CamiBlock http://www.nadamac.de/camitools/block.php
Part of the CamiTools addon for the Camino web browser that offers ad blocking in various ways
CompleteWhois http://www.completewhois.com/
Useful site with lots of tools, as well as information on hijacked IP addresses, invalid whois data, and more
DNSKong http://accs-net.com/hosts/DNSKong.html
PseudoDNS server that only serves localhost
Dnsmasq http://thekelleys.org.uk/dnsmasq/doc.html
DNS forwarder and DHCP server designed for small networks
Easy Web Filter http://www.easywebfilter.com/
Nice PDF available for download along with a small, fast web server for running locally
Glimmerblocker http://glimmerblocker.org/
An ad-blocker for the Mac
HostsMan http://www.abelhadigital.com/
A freeware application that "lets you manage your Hosts file with ease"
JanaServer http://www.janaserver.de/en/
General purpose proxy server for LANs that includes a local DNS server
Pixelserv http://proxytunnel.sourceforge.net/pixelserv.html
A tiny web server that serves a 1x1 blank pixel for all requests
Posadis.org http://www.posadis.org/
An open-source domain name server that runs on Windows, Unix, and Macs
Privoxy http://www.privoxy.org/
Based on Internet Junkbuster (tm), a stand alone and multi-user proxy
Proxomitron.info http://www.proxomitron.info/
Very flexible and powerful local proxy
Ray Marron's Hostess Page http://www.raymarron.com/hostess/
Free utility for maintaining your hosts file
TreeWalk DNS for Windows 2000, Windows NT, and Server 2003 http://www.ntcanuck.com/
Excellent DNS server compatible with BIND zone files
#4 // Lists of Links
Computer Security & Privacy Links http://www.gmavt.net/~folder1/compsec.htm
Big list of related links
Dmoz.org: Content Filtering http://dmoz.org/Computers/Internet/Proxying_and_Filtering/Content_Filtering/Advertising/
Links maintained by the venerable Dmoz.org
Hosts File http://lists.gpick.com/pages/Hosts_File.htm
Lots of links to hosts file related sites
Software: WWW Privacy Filtering - Block Lists & Misc. Utilities http://www.staff.uiuc.edu/~ehowes/soft8a.htm
Large list of links to related sites
Spyware Resources http://hhi.corecom.com/spyware.htm
Links to sites covering spyware and related subjects, plus articles
Sunbelt Spyware Research Center http://research.sunbelt-software.com/
Spyware information site from the makers of CounterSpy
TomCat :: Links and Resourcesc http://www.tom-cat.com/links/links-a.shtml
Large list on a range of related subjects