Reply to post: Re: Evasive action

Chap asks Facebook for data on his web activity, Facebook says no, now watchdog's on the case

Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: Evasive action

"You need to block all their domains (I believe around 1,500 domains at last count). On a PC, the easiest way is to slap them into your Hosts file."

IF you have access to it. You can't do that on Android without rooting it (which breaks things), and you can't run a filtering VPN if you're running another VPN already (Android last I checked won't allow you to chain VPNs).

And then there's the issue if Facebook decides to forgo DNS and hit straight to IP addresses or finds other ways to defeat firewalls by hooking up with commonly-visited sites that typically get whitelisted, to the point you either bend over or get off the Internet.

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