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Re: Google needs to fix Chrome

The hosts file has long been low-hanging fruit for malware to intercept network traffic. I'm not exactly shocked that it's being locked down. I know a lot of people have been using it as a cheap and cheerful way to blacklist sites but there are other ways.

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