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JetSetJim Silver badge

Re: I had a new one yesterday

Another good case for the following within phone OSes (without having to root/jailbreak them:

access to hosts file on the phone - so the user can add a blacklist of sites (or even a whitelist). Suitable protections required to stop apps from modifying it, too.

toggleable permissions on each app - so you can switch off the apps ability to request such things and not have to rely on the operator to be so nice. Sure, some apps may legitimately (or deliberately) break when a user toggles something that either gives it revenue or functionality

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